Montag, März 16, 2009

The State of the [US] News Media Report 2009

"The State of the News Media 2009 is the sixth edition of our annual report on the health and status of American journalism ..." presenting aggregated and original research on US Cable TV, Local TV, Magazines, Network TV, Newspapers, Online and Radio

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From the Intro:

"This is the sixth edition of our annual report on the State of the News Media in the United States.

It is also the bleakest.

Much of what we have noted in the past holds true. The old media have held onto
their audience even as consumers migrate online. In 2008, audience gains at
sites offering legacy news were far larger than those for new media. The old
norms of traditional journalism continue to have value. And when you look at the
numbers closely, consumers are not just retreating to ideological places for news.

The problem facing American journalism is not fundamentally an audience
problem or a credibility problem. It is a revenue problem & the decoupling,
... , of advertising from news ..."

Later Note about two Special Reports by the Project for Excellence in Journalism

Citizen-based Media

New Journalism Ventures