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MediaScape: A weekly wrap-up of media-related studies and surveys 
Volume I Issue 1 July 6, 2015 Contents


 
TOP STORY
43% of print/online and 75% of broadcast items have not fact-checked on candidates' claims

Ravaged by climate: Effect of the California drought on Uvas Reservoir. Photograph: Don DeBold / Flickr CC 3.0
FEATURED STORIES

Publishers beware: Readers feel deceived over sponsored content

Research indicates that readers want to see clear labelling and signposting of paid-for content

In Pakistan, ethnicity is a key indicator in predicting media credibility

Minority ethnic groups find domestic television less credible, and international television to be credible
 
CURATED ARTICLES RELATED TO MEDIA FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Media has decided that readers find global-level discussions to be boring

Urban stories are usually about power and money. Nothing is sexier than that

Internet shutdowns and State violence go hand in hand in Syria

Internet outages have a rights impact that exceeds deprivation of speech: they can be used to aid state violence

How the British media woke up to the Women’s World Cup

It is crucial that media interest in the sport continues in the UK once the tournament is over
 
Author: Newswatch Desk | Published: July 6, 2015 | Updated: July 6, 2015 |