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.

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

Newspapers Fact Sheet

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

PublicationsJune 25, 2019

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.

ReportsMarch 26, 2019

For Local News, Americans Embrace Digital but Still Want Strong Community Connection

Nearly as many U.S. adults prefer to get local news online as through a TV set. And while Americans prize community connection from their local news providers, they are largely unaware of the financial challenges they face.

PublicationsJanuary 29, 2018

Sources Shared on Twitter: A Case Study on Immigration

An analysis of 9.7 million tweets reveals that news organizations played the largest role in which content was linked to in discussions about immigration compared with other information providers.

PublicationsJanuary 11, 2018

Publics Globally Want Unbiased News Coverage, but Are Divided on Whether Their News Media Deliver

A global median of 75% want their news media to be unbiased when covering political issues, yet many say the news media do a poor job of reporting on political issues fairly.

PublicationsSeptember 7, 2017

News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2017

Today, 67% of U.S. adults get at least some news on social media. Twitter, YouTube and Snapchat serve as sources of news for more of their users, though Facebook still leads as a source of news for Americans.