According to the May Nielson ratings, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart beat the entire Fox News network in terms of total viewers. Stewart averaged 2.3 million viewers, while the Fox News prime time and day time line up averaged 1.85 million viewers.
Here’s why Fox News is always trying to defund NPR. In 2010, Morning Edition and All Things Considered averaged 13 million and 12 million plus listeners each. In 2011 Fox and Friends have an audience of 1.09 million, while Sean Hannity and Rush Limbaugh’s radio shows are in decline.
Now and then the mainstream media acknowledges what’s going right: The CNN Heroes Archive
Meet the CNN Heroes from past years and see who made the top 10, including 2008 Hero of the Year Liz McCartney, 2009 Hero of the Year Efren Penaflorida and 2010 Hero of the Year Anuradha Koirala.
Exposure to the media leads people to believe the world is more dangerous than it actually is, because of violent programming and terrifying news programs.
Rob says: “What kind of information travels fastest? Do people prefer to spread good news or bad news? Would we rather scandalize or enlighten? SURPRISE: People prefer e-mailing articles with positive rather than negative themes, and they liked to send long articles on intellectually challenging topics that inspire awe.”