Negative media portrayals of Latino immigrants—as much as specific policies and laws—tend to drive the perception of immigration issues in the United States, according to a recent study by a University of Kansas professor.
The nomination of the first woman presidential candidate by a major party has shattered some gender barriers, while at the same time reinforced certain stereotypes and double standards that still exist for women.
Researchers have analysed data that reveals which plane crashes the public is interested in and why. They counted the number of page views and edits of Wikipedia articles about 1,500 plane crashes around the world to discover ...
In recent months, lone offender attacks – sometimes called "lone wolf" attacks – have regularly populated news headlines. Just in the past week, we've seen a single shooter killing people in a mall in Washington state ...
Study finds even positive media coverage of Malala Yousafzai contains sexist assumptions about Muslim women
A new study has found that seemingly positive media coverage of feminist campaigner Malala Yousafzai is actually full of patronising assumptions about women in Muslim countries.
Bitter primaries hurt high-profile candidates' chances in the general election, Stanford research shows
A divisive political primary that receives heavy media scrutiny reduces the party nominee's chances in the general election, Stanford research shows.
The online editions of Sweden's main newspapers were knocked out for several hours by unidentified hackers at the weekend, police said Sunday as they launched an investigation.
Voters who read media reports highlighting the slim Parliamentary majority of the Conservative Party are less likely to believe Prime Minister David Cameron can have an impact on their lives, University of Exeter researchers ...
If you want to get a real feel for what was happening during a certain period in history, how people really felt about the issues of the day, take a look at the media coverage.
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.