INVESTIGATING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN WOMEN’S NEWS PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION Women are underrepresented in newsrooms and are less likely to read political and international news, but when a newsroom closes the gender gap, does it result in a higher share of women in their audience? Newspaper Engagement Strategist Alyssa Zeisler investigates… More
Save the snark for another public folly. Sure, the just-revealed plans for the Grand Avenue civic park, which will run downhill from the Music Center to Spring Street, come nowhere near to living up to the hype that accompanied the park’s announcement three years ago — “a world-class destination,” “the… More
This report by Princeton Survey Associates International finds that entertainment TV shows motivate people to change their ideas and to pursue issues and topics explored in the shows. This report was prepared for the Lear Center’s Media, Citizens & Democracy project.
Read the proceeds of a brainstorming session–that brought together leaders in the worlds of media, arts, and economics–on the role of art in civic life in Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles Times published this special, comprehensive editorial section on December 25, 2005 as a report on the progress and influence of the Lear Center’s Grand Intervention project.