Using a broad array of rigorous social science methods, RJI researchers test innovations in journalism and advertising content, design, delivery and business models to find the best solutions for use in the real world.
To assist newspapers with the planning process, Inland Press Association, in partnership with Mather Economics and the Reynolds Journalism Institute, is overhauling its comprehensive National Cost and Revenue Study to make it more modern and user-friendly.
This report examines the use of media tablets and smartphones for news. Respondents who had used a tablet and/or a smartphone during the week prior to taking the surveys increased by only three percentage points overall between Q1 2012 and Q1 2013.
There are about 38,000 full-time daily newspaper journalists at nearly 1,400 newspapers in the United States. That's a 2,600-person decrease from last year's 40,600. Of the 38,000 employees, about 4,700 or 12.37 percent are racial minorities.
With the presidential debates and election over, a University of Missouri-based Twitter analysis research team is beginning to really process and analyze “the bigger picture” of Twitter’s impact on debate viewer’ political engagement.
One common thread running through all the findings of this annual survey is that while larger markets were more competitive, optimism was greater in the smaller markets regarding the future and both print and digital revenues.
To further understand how Twitter is affecting the political campaign, three different groups analyzed Twitter conversations during the first Presidential Debate. They each came to different conclusions.
The vice presidential debates drew 3.5 million Tweets Oct. 11 from across the nation in 90-minutes, largely reacting to candidates’ heated exchanges and sparring more than specific domestic or foreign issues.
A team of researchers with the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri examines how viewers throughout the nation respond in real time via Twitter to the presidential candidates and their performances during the first presidential debate. Social media such as Twitter now allow citizens to more fully engage with televised political events, such as the presidential debates, and be active participants in the political dialogue by responding to the candidates’ messages and also interacting with other citizens.