Nieman Foundation at Harvard
HOME
          
LATEST STORY
People avoid consuming news that bums them out. Here are five elements that help them see a solution
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE
May 23, 2013, 12:37 p.m.
LINK: www.pewresearch.org  ➚   |   Posted by: Caroline O'Donovan   |   May 23, 2013

The Pew Research Center launched a new blog earlier this week that’s supposed to provide Pew-quality data and information at a real-time pace. It’s called Fact Tank, and it will be a home for what Pew calls it’s “unique brand of data journalism.”

Since Tuesday, they’ve written up data snapshots on topics like Secretary of State John Kerry’s approval rating, American support for drone usage, and media coverage of the Oklahoma tornado. Alan Murray left The Wall Street Journal to head the Pew Research Center in November.

Show tags Show comments / Leave a comment
 
Join the 50,000 who get the freshest future-of-journalism news in our daily email.
People avoid consuming news that bums them out. Here are five elements that help them see a solution
“It is important that journalists take the time to fully explain the issue and the response before exploring implementation, results, and insights.”
The Boston Globe continues its regional expansion experiment, with students in a suburb
“Investigative reporting is great to have, but first we need the basics — and we’re no longer getting them.”
How trans journalists are challenging — and changing — journalism
“As we become more visible, trans journalists are asking journalism leaders to confront the structural barriers that make it hard for trans people to enter and remain in the industry.”