PublicationsDecember 12, 2019

Trusting the News Media in the Trump Era

An exploration of more than 50 Pew Research Center surveys confirms the overwhelming impact party identification has on Americans’ trust in the news media. And divides emerge within party – particularly the Republican Party – based on how strongly people approve of Trump.

ReportsOctober 2, 2019

Americans Are Wary of the Role Social Media Sites Play in Delivering the News

Getting news from social media is an increasingly common experience; nearly three-in-ten U.S. adults do so often.

ReportsAugust 14, 2019

Older Americans, Black Adults and Americans With Less Education More Interested in Local News

Older Americans, black adults and those with a high school education or less show considerably more interest in local news than their counterparts.

PublicationsJuly 23, 2019

Public Broadcasting Fact Sheet

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

PublicationsJuly 23, 2019

Digital News Fact Sheet

In the U.S., roughly nine-in-ten adults (93%) get at least some 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.

ReportJuly 23, 2019

State of the News Media Methodology

The State of the News Media fact sheets use a range of different methodologies to study the health of the U.S. news industry, including custom analysis of news audience behavior, secondary analysis of industry data and direct reporting to solicit information unavailable elsewhere.

PublicationsJuly 9, 2019

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.

State of the MediaJuly 9, 2019

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 MediaJuly 9, 2019

Hispanic and Black 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.

State of the MediaJuly 9, 2019

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.