Terror attacks carried out by Muslims receive on average 357 percent more media coverage than those committed by other groups, according to a University of Alabama researcher's newly published study.
Giving a place a bad reputation can harm its residents' health – unless they're empowered to change it
From "crap towns" to "shitholes", there's no denying that some places are unfairly tarred with a bad reputation. Sometimes it's the result of sensationalised news coverage, but in recent years, the rise of "fly-on-the-wall" ...
Just as the scientific community was reaching a consensus on the dangerous reality of climate change, the partisan divide on climate change began to widen.
With news coverage being a constant cycle and information being amplified across social media channels, it can be difficult to discern between sound news and 'fake news.' As a result people's trust in scientific information ...
Seattle startup 98point6, whose app lets consumers consult with a primary-care doctor via text messages, has raised $50 million from investors.
When the news media reflects a "rape culture" in communities, more rapes occur but few arrests are made by local police, according to a new study.
Out of sight, out of mind.
It's official: 2017 was the third-warmest year on record for the globe, behind 2016 (first) and 2015, according to the 28th annual State of the Climate report. The planet also experienced record-high greenhouse gas concentrations ...
White mass shooters receive much more sympathetic treatment in the media than black shooters, according to a new study that analyzed coverage of 219 attacks.
James Cook University researchers in Australia say the phenomenon of the 'digital-detox' is on the rise and could be an important part of the tourism industry in the future.