"Lesbians and Gays in the Newsroom - 10 Years later," a national
survey of gay and lesbian journalists' perceptions of coverage of
The complete survey and its press
release can be downloaded from this site.
A content audit of newspaper coverage in four cities to assess quantity,
depth and balance. In addition, focus groups in those cities compared
reader perception with actual presence of coverage.
of this study is available for download on this site.
Several papers which represent new student
research were completed in December, 2001 by undergraduate students in
the J468 course at USC Annenberg, entitled, "The American Press
and Issues of Sexual Diversity." These term projects were
selected for the SOIN webite for their excellence, depth of research,
and relevance to contemporary issues of the kind that could be
discussed in journalism classrooms. To view click here.
survey results of 1,279 priests conducted by researchers at the
Catholic University of America, regarding the question of whether a
gay subculture exists in their dioceses or religious orders. Click here.