Does the Media Pay Attention to Same-Sex Marriage?
Only 0.3 percent of the newshole in the surveyed media was devoted to same-sex marriage in 2009. For perspective, 2009 included the California Supreme Court's ruling on Proposition 8, the Iowa Supreme Court's approval of same-sex marriage, marriage battles in Maine and Washington, and the approval of same-sex marriage in Washington, D.C.
Same-sex marriage stories did the best in newspapers, whe...
National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association • Jul 28, 2010