For years social scientists have grappled with the question of why men receive far more media coverage than women, and now a new study reveals the answer.
What if I told you that half of the studies published in scientific journals today – the ones upon which news coverage of medical advances is often based – won't hold up under scrutiny? You might say I had gone mad. No ...
American media in effort to highlight a diverse set of voices in covering politics generally over-represent the amount of people who contribute to policy making when compared with journalists in South Korea.
A recent University of Houston (UH) study suggests that long-term exposure to news may negatively influence racial bias towards social groups.
Graffiti is slowly starting to be seen as an art form for the disenfranchised, yet you'd never know it by reading the news, a Michigan State University sociologist argues in a new study.
Retired baseball stars Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and Rafael Palmeiro each had Hall of Fame-worthy numbers, each hitting more than 500 home runs.
CBS on Thursday launched an on-demand streaming news service with live "anchored" news reports that can be viewed on any Web-connected device.
Twenty-five years ago, the Exxon Valdez spilled 11 million gallons of oil into Alaska's Prince William Sound. Americans found themselves cleaning up another giant oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. According to a new ...
Two arch rival US newspapers, the Washington Post and New York Times, agreed Thursday to work together to find ways to improve interaction with readers online.
After Mitt Romney was defeated by President Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential election, some political pundits and even Romney himself tried to pin the loss in part on Hurricane Sandy.