Newspaper Study

Newspapers and Mobile Websites

A report released yesterday by Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project found that 47% of Americans are getting some of their local news via a mobile device.  Pew also found that just 11% of Americans reported having an app installed to help them get local information or news. ...

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2010 Best US Newspaper Facebook Fan Pages

This is the second installment of our 2010 Facebook Newspaper study, and features our top 10 rankings for the best and most interactive fan pages amongst U.S. newspapers. Newspapers selected were among the 100 largest in the U.S. (based on circulation). In addition to ranking each paper by the number of Facebook fans,...

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Politico’s #NextinTech and the Future of Newspapers

As better writers than I have already turned out excellent work on the tech policy discussion sponsored by Politico’s @morningtech writers and Qualcomm,  I wanted to draw some attention to what Politico, as a news organization has been doing over the last several months as compared to DC’s other news outlets....

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Top Newspapers Ranked by Twitter Followers

Jeremy Porter from Journalistics has a post up where he breaks down the top 25 newspapers as measured by Twitter followers.  Below are the top 5 accounts, according to his research.

  1. @nytimes – 2,668,948
  2. @wsj – 464,591
  3. @washingtonpost – 204,514
  4. @latimes – 83,335
  5. @usatoday – 72,929

We’ve covered this ground a bit ourselves in the past,...

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State of the News Media in 2010-Newspapers

Last night I had the privilege of attending the DC chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators meeting headlined by Amy Mitchell of the Pew Center on the State of the News Media in 2010.

In our 2007 report covering America’s Newspapers and the Internet, we argued that the Internet does not necessarily have to be a threatening competitor for newspapers....

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