Pew Research CenterSeptember 28, 2020

Many Americans Get News on YouTube, Where News Organizations and Independent Producers Thrive Side by Side

Videos from independent news producers are more likely to cover subjects negatively and discuss conspiracy theories.

Pew Research CenterSeptember 28, 2020

American News Pathways September 2020 Survey

Pew Research CenterSeptember 16, 2020

Political Divides, Conspiracy Theories and Divergent News Sources Heading Into 2020 Election

Republicans are about four times as likely as Democrats to say voter fraud has been a major issue with mail-in ballots.

Pew Research CenterAugust 31, 2020

Americans See Skepticism of News Media as Healthy, Say Public Trust in the Institution Can Improve

72% of U.S. adults say news organizations do an insufficient job telling their audiences where their money comes from.

Pew Research CenterJuly 24, 2020

American News Pathways June 2020 Survey

Pew Research CenterJune 29, 2020

Three Months In, Many Americans See Exaggeration, Conspiracy Theories and Partisanship in COVID-19 News

After three months of news and information, 64% of U.S. adults say the CDC mostly gets the facts about the outbreak right; 30% say the same about President Trump and his administration.

Pew Research CenterJune 24, 2020

As COVID-19 Emerged in U.S., Facebook Posts About It Appeared in a Wide Range of Public Pages, Groups

In March 2020, about three-quarters (74%) of public Facebook posts about COVID-19 linked to news organizations, while just 1% linked to health and science sites.

Pew Research CenterJune 12, 2020

Majorities of Americans Say News Coverage of George Floyd Protests Has Been Good, Trump’s Public Message Wrong

Among black Americans, 72% say coverage has been good or excellent and 85% say Trump’s message has been completely or mostly wrong.

Pew Research CenterMay 20, 2020

Americans Who Rely Most on White House for COVID-19 News More Likely to Downplay the Pandemic

People in this group are most likely to say the outbreak has been made too big of a deal and journalists have been exaggerating the risks.

Pew Research CenterMay 12, 2020

SXSW 2020 Online Session: Misinformation and the 2020 U.S. Election

Amy Mitchell (Pew Research Center), Philip Howard (University of Oxford), Jane Lytvynenko (Buzzfeed News) and Lori Robertson (Factcheck.org) discuss misinformation during the coronavirus outbreak, and ahead of the 2020 presidential election, as part of SXSW 2020’s virtual sessions.