A major investigation into transportation safety in America, conducted by journalism students from 11 universities participating in the Carnegie-Knight Journalism Initiative in partnership with the Center for Public Integrity, will be published this week by msnbc.com and The Washington Post. [Read more...]
The latest RTDNA/Hofstra University Annual Survey found that the percentage of minority news directors rose in both television and radio in 2009 but, overall, the percentage of minorities in both radio and television fell [Read more...]
A weekly summary of reports/stories from the Nieman Journalism Lab, compiled by Mark Coddington.
New teaching tools are available for journalism professors from the Nieman Reports website. Visit the Professor’s Corner section.
The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has published a new online report on the coverage of U.S.-Mexico drug trafficking. It is available for free download. [Read more...]
Wireless analyst J. Gerry Purdy writes that the advent of digital tablets will bring about the death of the print newspaper industry “in our lifetimes”:
“Make no mistake here: digital publishing, primarily through tablets, is going to sweep through the entire publishing industry. There’s no going back as in, ‘Oh, we tried digital publishing on tablets and it didn’t work out. We’re going back into print publishing. It was all just a fad.’ That is never going to happen.”