Hilary Clinton and Ted Cruz are already the most buzzworthy potential presidential candidates, according Facebook and Twitter data

#Hillary #TedCruz rule

News outlets from across the political spectrum question a grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the Eric Garner case, but the narrative of criticism remains ideologically alligned. 


Media raises criticism in Eric Garner case

Aided by social media, demonstrators take to the streets in New York, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia to protest the New York Grand Jury decision not to indict a police officer for the death of Eric Garner. 



Social Media Help Fuel Protests After New York Officer Not Indicted Over Death of Eric Garner

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on why he bought The Washington Post and the challenges the paper is facing in the digital age. 


Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Explains Why He Bought The Washington Post

In the wake of Ferguson's Grand Jury decision, a NYU study reports on the role of social media in political protests 

Tweeting Ferguson: how social media can (and cannot) facilitate protest

Why social media is especially important for situations like the aftermath of Ferguson's Grand Jury decision

Don’t Blame Social Media for Ferguson’s Troubles

Al Anstey calls for stronger protest against imprisonment of Peter Greste, Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Baher Mohamed

Al-Jazeera English chief says more must be done for journalists in Egypt jail

Covering Ferguson: Race Riots and the Media

Al Jazeera's Listening Post takes a look at Ferguson and the media's coverage of race issues. 

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Research: Event-Driven Environmental News in the U.S. and Canada

Research: Event-Driven Environmental News in the U.S. and Canada

Published on Nov 15 by

Dr. Stuart Soroka

Professor Stuart Soroka and Andrea Lawlor of McGill University, along with Lori Young of the University of Pennsylvania, and Professor Stephen Farnsworth of the University of Mary Washington investigate the trajectory of environmental news in both the U.S. and Canadian media. Especially relevant in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, this research article explains how environmental news is event-driven in the two countries - and describes what the policy implications for such a news cycle might be.

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