As the smartphone becomes the defining device for online news, publishers will increasingly struggle to make money, according to the latest Digital News Report from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ).
Using Twitter and Google search trend data in the wake of the very limited U.S. Ebola outbreak of October 2014, a team of researchers from Arizona State University, Purdue University and Oregon State University have found ...
A month after announcing new guidelines, Reddit removed five groups that it said harassed people.
We researchers all wonder whether reaching a broader audience for our academic work is worth the time and effort. Here's a recent experience that may help you decide.
News site Gawker Media employees say they have voted to join the Writers Guild of America, making it the first digital media outlet to organize.
When it comes to political news, Millennials are more likely to turn to Facebook than their television-watching Baby Boomer elders, a Pew Research Center study released Monday suggests.
Imagine you just received a great bit of news at work – a promotion, pay rise, new car, an acceptance letter from the top journal in your field. If you are like me, you would probably like to open your door or pick up your ...
A recent University of Houston (UH) study suggests that long-term exposure to news may negatively influence racial bias towards social groups.
Good news for those planning to build a new home: novel insulation materials based on plant waste, such as straw, clay and grasses could offer 20% better insulation than traditional materials.
Russia on Saturday lost a Mexican satellite on launch just hours after a glitch with a manoeuvre involving the International Space Station, the latest in a string of embarrassing failures for its troubled space programme.