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"Univision: There's More to Spanish Newscasts Than Change of Language.", March 13, 2005

MSNBC blog, April 20, 2005

"Broadcasters and the Public Interest: Gambling with Our Democracy."
Campaign Legal Center, April 19, 2005

"TV Profit, Public Loss."
Roll Call, April 13, 2005

"Less at 11."
New Times Broward-Palm Beach, March 31, 2005

"No News Is Bad News."
Miami New Times, March 17, 2005

"TV News Largely Ignores Local Political Campaigns, New Lear Center Study Finds."
The Political Standard, March 2005

Time Magazine, February 28, 2005

"Cold beer, hot ethical debates."
Seattle Times, February 25, 2005

"Good News."
Dallas Observer, February 24, 2005

"If It Bleeds, It (Still) Leads."
Common Dreams News Center, February 22, 2005

"Los Latinos, Los Invisibles en la Televisión.", February 21, 2005

"Local Elections Poorly Covered."
Broadcasting and Cable, February 21, 2005

"Menor Cobertura de la Guerra en la TV Hispana."
La Opinión, February 20, 2005

"Local TV often lousy on elections."
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, February 20, 2005

"U.S. Networks Shun Hispanic Issues.", February 17, 2005

"Main U.S. networks give little time to Hispanic issues."
EFE, February 17, 2005

"Local Election Coverage Faulted.", February 17, 2005

"Study: Media coverage of local US politics 'endangered species'.", February 17, 2005

"Study says local TV ignores local politics."
Pittsburgh Post, February 16, 2005

"McCain Criticizes Broadcasters On Local Political Coverage."
Congress Daily, February 16, 2005

"Lack of Local Political Reporting."
Fox News, February 16, 2005

"McCain Bill Seeks to Promote More Local Television News."
Los Angeles Business Journal, February 16, 2005

"Congress considering tightening U.S. broadcasting license laws."
Reality TV World, February 16, 2004

"McCain Civics Lesson."
Daily Variety, February 16, 2005

“Bill Seeks to Promote Local News.”
Hollywood Reporter, February 16, 2005

“Local Races Barely Made Local News.”, February 16, 2005

“McCain Calls for Cutting TV License Terms.”
Communications Daily, February 16, 2005

“McCain Wants to Cut License Terms.”
Broadcasting & Cable, February 16, 2005

"NAB, NBC Criticize News Study."
Broadcasting & Cable, February 15, 2005

"TV news largely ignoring local politics, issues.", February 15, 2005

"Broadcasters Fire Back at Critical Report."
Media Week, February 15, 2005

"Report Indicates Local Politics Receives Little TV Coverage."
The Frontrunner, February 15, 2004

"Local TV election coverage criticized by McCain."
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, February 15, 2005

“Local Newscasts Are Not About Local Politics.”
Mediapost, February 15, 2005

“Local Politics Garners Less TV Coverage.”
USA Today, February 15, 2005

"Report: TV Ignores Local Politics."
Media Week, February 14, 2005

"Study: TV News Ignores Local Politics."
New York Times, February 14, 2005

"Study: TV News Ignores Local Politics."
Washington Post, February 14, 2005

“Mixed Returns for Campaign Coverage.”
Broadcasting & Cable, February 14, 2005

"Study: TV News Ignores Local Politics.”
Miami Herald, February 14, 2005

“Iraq: The 25-Second War.”
Broadcasting & Cable, February 14, 2005

"Study Looks at Local Political News"
New York Times, February 14, 2005

“Election Flooded Area TV With Ads.”
The Santa Fe New Mexican (New Mexico), November 28, 2004

“Guest Commentary: Public Short-Shrifted in Digital TV Transition.”
Television Week, November 15, 2004

“Good voter coverage for local TV.”
St Louis Post-Dispatch, November 2, 2004

“Local TV focuses on national election.”
United Press International, October 22, 2004

“Local newscasts see little other than D.C.”
Daily Variety, October 22, 2004

“TV's election efforts studied.”
Los Angeles Times, October 22, 2004

"FCC/Capitol Hill Report."
Public Broadcasting Report, August 6, 2004

“The black hole of political coverage: local television news.”
NOW with Bill Moyers, July 23, 2004

“Media Watchdogs Seek Better Election Coverage.”
Family Issues in Policy and Culture, July 21, 2004

"Sporting a new spin on politics and trials."
Variety, June 28, 2004 - July 11, 2004

"The Politics of Political Coverage; Stations cover the elections, but do they cover the campaigns?"
Broadcasting & Cable, June 28, 2004

"Broadcasters Need to Do More to Give Candidates Air Time."
Roll Call, June 24, 2004

"Mainstreaming the Media Movement", November 6, 2003

"TV news outlets flock to capital to cover state politics."
Sacramento Business Journal, November 10, 2003

"Mainstreaming the Media Movement.", November 6, 2003

"Recall gets major coverage."
San Diego Union, October 4, 2003.

"California Recall Is TV's Obsession."
Associated Press, September 29, 2003.

"Governor candidates bask in media coverage."
San Jose Mercury News, September 7, 2003.

"California Trend?"
Roll Call, September 3, 2003.

"Gray Davis Rolls Out Ad Campaign."
CNN's Live From..., September 2, 2003.

"Media Change Calif. Campaign; Focus in Recall Is on News, Events -- Not Advertising."
Washington Post , September 2, 2003.

"Our Democracy, Our Airwaves Act is Introduced in Senate."
The Political Standard, August, 2003.

"Calif. TV loves a recall: great story, great CPMs."
Broadcasting & Cable, August 18, 2003.

"When it comes to the media covering more democracy, careful what you wish for."
Marketplace, August 18, 2003.

"Unwelcome light from Buffet's star."
Los Angeles Times, August 15, 2003.

"Getting out the vote."
San Francisco Chronicle, August 13, 2003.

"Schwarzenegger's run 'taking heat off' Bush."
The Washington Times, August 13, 2003.

"Amid recall furor, other causes fight for the spotlight."
Sacramento Bee, August 11, 2003.

"D.C. caucus goes H'wood to discuss showbiz future."
The Hollywood Reporter, August 7, 2003.

"Proposed broadcast industry tax could put cash in re-election campaigns."
Political Finance, August, 2003.

"Study Finds Local News Ignores Campaigns and Elections."
KCRW's To The Point, July 29, 2003.

"Candidates on air more for ads than news."
The Washington Post, July 28, 2003.

"A need to vote with the remote."
The Los Angeles Times, July 26, 2003.

"TV stations' public service found lacking."
Columbus Dispatch, July 25, 2003.

"Trends & innovations."
Investor's Business Daily, July 25, 2003.

"TV short on campaign news."
Los Angeles Times, July 25, 2003.

"Copps outlines plan to promote broadcast localism."
Communications Daily, July 24, 2003.

"Pols vote to parry Powell dereg plan."
Daily Variety, July 24, 2003.

"Study finds big TV station groups play politics."
Hollywood Reporter, July 24, 2003.

"McCain wants to require minimum campaign coverage."
National Journal's Congress Daily, July 23, 2003.

"New reports criticize local TV stations for inadequate campaign coverage, gouging political campaigns for ad time."
U.S. Newswire, July 23, 2003.

"Report says local news broadcasts largely ignored 2002 elections."
SF Gate, July 23, 2003.

"That's what 24-hour cable news is for."
The Hotline, July 23, 2003.

"Greenville's WYFF proved TV can provide useful campaign coverage,", November 29, 2002.

“In whose interest?”
Boston Phoenix , November 21, 2002.

“TV or not TV? Forum to examine medium’s coverage.”
Providence Journal-Bulletin, November 20, 2002.

"Americans deserve some fresh free air."
San Antonio Express-News, November 17, 2002.

An Ad Windfall Raises Fears in Political Coverage.”
Boston Globe, November 13, 2002

“TV Only Muddies Political Dialogue.”
San Antonio Express-News, November 10, 2002

Political ads beat election coverage on TV stations.”
Courier-Journal, November 6, 2002.

Mass Media.”
Communications Daily, November 5, 2002

“Read a newspaper.”
Washington Times
, November 4, 2002

Television Politics: an Advertising Flood, an Information Drought.”
Los Angeles Times, November 3, 2002

“Local Stations Devoting More Time to Political Ads,”, November 3, 2002

“Television Politics: An Advertising Flood, an Information Drought,”
Los Angeles Times, November 3, 2002

“In politics, local stations buck the trend,”
The Boston Herald, November 3, 2002

“American TV viewers getting most of their local political info from ads, not news stories,”

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Charlotte Observer, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, San Francisco Chronicle, November 2, 2002

“Local TV News and the Elections: Ads Infinitum, but few Stories,”, November 2, 2002

“TV Viewers Get Most Local Political Information from Ads, Not News,”
Star-Tribune, November 2, 2002

“American TV viewers getting most of their political info from ads, not news stories,”
Associated Press, November 1, 2002

“Media Abrogating Responsibility to Cover Elections,”
Hartford Courant, October 31, 2002

“Election coverage gets poll OK.”
The Hollywood Reporter, October 31, 2002

“Perspectives: Political malaise days.”
Daily Variety, October 30, 2002

“California TV stations grapple with election coverage,”
San Francisco Chronicle, The Sarasota Herald-Tribune, October 29, 2002

“California TV stations grapple with election coverage,”
Associated Press Newswires, October 29, 2002

“Is This News? Most Stations Aren’t Covering the Election,”, October 21, 2002

“Study: Stations dropped the ball in election coverage”
Electronic Media, October 21, 2002

“Democracy on TV: Don’t Blink”
Electronic Media, October 21, 2002

“Life & Times Interview with Martin Kaplan, Lear Center Director,
KCET-TV Los Angeles, October 21, 2002

MIA: Election news on TV”
Los Angeles Times, October 17, 2002

“Local Hopefuls Receive Little Coverage in Newscasts”
The Washington Times, October 17, 2002

“Pols get the hook”
Daily Variety, October 17, 2002

“In Politics, TV sound bite becomes a nibble”
Gannett News Service, October 17, 2002

“Local Stations Give Elections Short Shrift”, October 17, 2002

“Local News Loves The Govs”
The Hotline, October 16, 2002

“Election coverage M.I.A.”
Electronic Media On-line, October 16, 2002

“Newscast lack campaign stories, survey says”
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, October 16, 2002

“Study: Local News Ignores Campaigns,
Associated Press, October 16, 2002


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