President Obama and his Republican challenger, former Gov. Mitt Romney, have been getting roughly equally negative treatment in the press, according to a new study. The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism finds that about 71 percent of the coverage of Romney’s character has been unfavorable, compared with 72 percent for Obama. Today’s Read more

The 2012 presidential race has become the most expensive in history. Political advertising is likely to be prominent during U.S. broadcasts of the Olympic Games, and ESPN is set to begin accepting political commercials in its local markets. Today’s Question: Are you ready for the onslaught of political advertising that’s about to begin?

The U.S. House passed a cybersecurity bill last week that encourages private companies and the government to share information gathered on the Internet. The stated purpose is to prevent attacks on the Internet and computer-dependent facilities, but critics warn that the bill will erode personal privacy. Today’s Question: Do you trust the government to use Read more