The State of the Media 2010: Can Community Journalism Save the News?

Much of what the Project for Excellence in Journalism's seventh annual State of the News Media 2010 report documents isn't exactly a surprise: opining is on the rise, in-depth reporting is on the ropes and nobody's cracked the code on how to make money. As the Columbia Journalism Review's Alexandra Fenwick said, "It's not the most uplifting news about the news ... " ...more

"Character and the Primaries of 2008:" the results might surprise you

As the 2008 primary season ends, the news media has come in from plenty of criticism for its perceived biases and lapses in coverage of the candidates. According to some observers at BlogHer and elsewhere, the coverage of Sen. Hillary Clinton has been consistently sexist and unprofessional, while coverage of Sen. Barack Obama has been fawning and dishonest. Meanwhile, other press critics complain that Sen. John McCain has had a free ride. However, a recently-published content analysis by the Project for Excellence in Journalism, Character and the Primaries of 2008, offers what appears to be some contradictory findings. ...more


However, an article in Bitch Magazine 4 or so years ago on gender bias in ...more