David Hasselhoff is one of the most well-known American television actors. Born in 1952, “The Hoff” gained recognition for his roles on The Young and the Restless and Knight Rider early in his career. In 1989, David starred on the show Baywatch. Although it was cancelled after one season, David knew there was...
The number of adults using the Internet to find and read news online is on the rise. One national study by the Pew Research Center reported that weekly use of online news tripled from 11 million to 36 million people in the United States between 1996 and...
The newspaper once reigned as the dominant news medium in America. Faded black-and-white movies attest to how family members at breakfast tables read sections of the newspaper, which was as much a part of the meal as coffee and orange juice. There was the evening newspaper, too....
This is based on a research investigation undertaken approximately 9 weeks after the terror attacks of September 2001. It focuses on the public's fear of terrorism and its relationship to three issues of interest to communication researchers. First, we look at the relationship between feelings of...
The foray by content providers into online distribution of news raises a myriad of legal and policy issues for both traditional news media outlets and a host of other news distributors. Although the application of First Amendment principles and tort rules to new technologies is not...