PublicationsAugust 7, 2017

Digital News Fact Sheet

In the U.S., roughly nine-in-ten adults ever get news online (either via mobile or desktop), and the online space has become a host for the digital homes of both legacy news outlets and new, “born on the web” news outlets.

PublicationsAugust 7, 2017

Public Broadcasting Fact Sheet

Hundreds of local and regional radio and television stations comprise the U.S. public media system.

PublicationsAugust 7, 2017

Hispanic and African American News Media Fact Sheet

News media made by and for the two largest racial/ethnic minority groups in the United States – blacks and Hispanics – have been a consistent part of the American news landscape.

PublicationsJuly 13, 2017

Local TV News Fact Sheet

Local television news programming has shed audience over the past decade, but it still garners more viewers on average than cable and network news programs.

State of the MediaJune 16, 2017

Network News Fact Sheet

Network TV news – appointment viewing for more than 20 million Americans – has experienced relative stability in the size of its audience over the past decade.

State of the MediaJune 16, 2017

Audio and Podcasting Fact Sheet

The audio news sector in the U.S. is split by modes of delivery: traditional terrestrial (AM/FM) radio and digital formats such as online radio and podcasting.

State of the MediaJune 1, 2017

Newspapers Fact Sheet

Newspapers are a critical part of the American news landscape, but they have been hard hit as more and more Americans consume news digitally.

State of the MediaJune 1, 2017

Cable News Fact Sheet

Cable TV is home to a set of news channels that have become a destination for political news.

PublicationsAugust 7, 2013

What’s Behind The Washington Post Sale

The stunning sale of The Washington Post to Amazon.com billionaire Jeff Bezos says something important about the economics of the Post itself, the continuing struggles of the newspaper industry and the market value of some of America’s great metro dailies. A Pew Research Center report provides the numbers that help put the $250 million deal into context.

PublicationsJune 3, 2013

Newsweek By the Numbers

After a few very difficult years, Newsweek magazine, which sold for $1 three years ago, may be up for sale again. A Pew Research Center analysis of news magazine economics in the past half dozen years finds that in a difficult period for newsweeklies in general, the turmoil and decline at Newsweek has been particularly noteworthy.