Views of the News: Negative Political Ads; the Murdoch Scandal; Health News Impact

Apr 4, 2012

Negative Ads: Is Local Different from National?

Mike Martin, The Columbia Heart Beat: "Hoppe-Tillotson Campaign: Council race heats up over negative ad"

George Kennedy, Columbia Missourian: "Sixth Ward council race turns ugly with Tillotson accusations"

Davis Merritt, The Wichita Eagle: "RNC ad about court debate does real harm"

The Murdoch scandal: television casualty?

Lisa O'Carroll, The Guardian: "Rupert Murdoch and son James expected at Leveson inquiry"

Apple: The power of publicity

Charles Duhigg and Steven Greenhouse, The New York Times: "Electronic Giant Vowing Reforms in China Plants"

Health news: Learning and policy impact

Molly Masland, "Children in the grip of autism"

Ann J. Curley, The Chart: "More evidence long-term estrogen therapy raises breast cancer risk"

Allison Aubrey, NPR: "What's Inside The 26-Ingredient School Lunch Burger?"