Free access to clips from the WGBH Media Library and archives which includes TV and radio programmes many with transcripts. Listen to Nixon campaigning in 1968 The organisation is a public service broadcaster and it includes key PBS broadcasts. Special collections include the 1983 history of the Vietnam war, plus highlights from the Educational Radio […]
Political TV Ad Archive Just launched by the Internet Archive to provide a resource for the 2016 US elections. This fabulous free online digital library resource where reporters can find political TV ads from key primary states in the 2016 elections. Each ad has its own page with metadata files that can be downloaded by […]
An interesting new report from the Media Reform Coalition states that 3 companies own 71% of the market. It includes coverage of ownership and control of local newspapers, radio, TV and national print and online services.
A really interesting case study and webinar made available by World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers which discusses use of social media by the BBC World Service to increase engagement. It covers how this was developed from the India 2014 elections to the recent African Ebola crisis.
A significant new audio and visual archive of historic election coverage released as part of a research project by the BBC and University of Sussex. It includes film material from every election since 1950, archive documents on the development of election broadcasting and oral history clips with politicians and presenters. For example see this clip […]
Democratic reflection App The Election Debate Visualisation (EDV) project a collaboration between The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) at The Open University and the University of Leeds. It was created in 2010 to analyse and study the nature and impact of the first televised leaders debates. Its website has details of the study and a number of […]
Rap News Plus from the official Vietnamese News Agency produces short rap videos aimed at young people from 15 to 25, news topics covered have included the Snowden leaks, European football http://www.vietnamplus.vn/tags/Rap-News.vnp Read about it in the World Editors news blog. http://blog.wan-ifra.org/2014/12/02/rapping-the-news-engaging-young-people-in-news
Ofcom has many market research reports on media issues.
How much time do British children spend using social media each day? Results from Ofcom which is based on 3-day digital diaries of 186 primary school children and 173 secondary. It also covers TV viewing, messaging and gaming habits.
The BBC Genome Project contains the listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions. TVTiP provides an equivalent for ITV – online access to the listings of the London Edition of the TVTimes from September 1955 […]