Just Spell US Right

  title={Just Spell US Right},
  author={Menahem Blondheim and Elad Segev},
  journal={Journalism Studies},
  pages={1128 - 1147}
This study evaluates America's prominence in world affairs by analyzing the content of key news sites from around the world over three years. Findings show that the United States remains by far the most prominent country in news sites from around the world, particularly in the categories of business, technology, and world-news. While world attention to most rising regional powers such as Brazil, Russia, and India remained low, China increased its news prominence over the period of study. Yet… 
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