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Network news climate change stories rarely report both impact, action

ANN ARBOR — When it involves climate change coverage, viewers don’t always get the complete picture from U.S. network television, according to a University of Michigan study.

Major networks—ABC, CBS and NBC—show the impact or actions taken in climate change stories, but rarely combine the components in the same broadcast to give viewers better coverage, the study shows. (more…)

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Kindle or iPad: A Shopper’s Conundrum

*MU expert releases online buyer’s guide to e-readers and media tablets* 

COLUMBIA, Mo. ­— As the holiday shopping season accelerates, many consumers are considering e-readers or media tablets as gifts. To help confused shoppers, University of Missouri digital publishing expert Roger Fidler has released his annual online e-reader buyer’s guide. Fidler compares seven e-reader models and the Apple iPad media tablet by size, weight, navigation, features, connectivity and cost, and provides information on where to find each model.

Fidler says consumers have more choice in models and less financial commitment this year. The top vendors for e-readers include Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Sony and Kobo, and this year, consumers can purchase them both in stores and online. (more…)

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In Malaysia, Yahoo! News Tops List as Most-Visited News Site, The Star Leads Among Local Brands

*News Consumers Skew Heavily Towards Males Age 45 and Older* 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, August 27, 2010 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its July 2010 ranking of the top News/Information sites in Malaysia from its comScore Media Metrix service. The report found that more than half of Malaysians online visited a News/Information site in July 2010, reaching more than 5.5 million visitors. Yahoo! News led the category with the most unique visitors, with TheStar.com.my securing the position of most-visited local news brand. (more…)

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