Archives for June, 2018

Newspaper circulation plummets — again

Posted: June 15, 2018 | Tags: Newspapers, Pew

Newspaper circulation plummeted again last year, following the trend of decreased distribution since the early 2000s, according to a new Pew Research Center report released Wednesday.

From an analysis of the Alliance for Audited Media data, Pew discovered that print and digital weekly circulation has plunged by 11 percent, and Sunday circulation dropped by 10 percent from 2016 to 2017. 

Michael Barthel, a research associate at Pew Research Center and the author of the study’s fact sheet, said the drop in circulation reflects Americans' changing news habits, as more people get their news online.

“Their circulation declining indicates that ...

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What we're reading: recent investigations from across the country

Posted: June 12, 2018 | Tags: The Washington Post

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Since May, a number of investigations and in-depth stories brought various topics and issues across the country to light. The Washington Post's homicide database maps show unsolved murders in major U.S. cities. At the Center for Investigative Reporting, a collection of stories dive into immigration hardships, particularly since President Trump took office. This month, The Marshall Project and ProPublica published multimedia investigations exploring juvenile detention, a controversial murder trial, trauma after tragedy, corruption in Louisiana politics and psychiatric hospitalizations of children. Scroll below to read these latest stories.

 

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Many Facebook users unaware of how to control their newsfeeds, adjust privacy settings

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30,000 across from White House demand 'families belong together'

The Trump administration missed the first of two deadlines to reunite children separated from their parents. The action came after public backlash mounted, and a federal judge issued a nationwide injunction to reunite families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border within 30 days. More than 30,000 people rallied in Washington on June 30 to demand the Trump administration reunite families immediately.

Newspaper circulation plummets — again

Newspaper circulation plummeted again last year, following the trend of decreased distribution since the early 2000s, according to a new Pew Research Center report released Wednesday.


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