Fact Sheets: News Media and Political Attitudes in Western Europe
Findings about news media views and habits in Western Europe from a survey about media, political attitudes and populist views in Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the UK.
Western Europeans who hold populist views rate the news media less positively than those with non-populist views
Ratings on how well the media perform on several core functions, like investigating the actions of the government and getting the facts right, differ between those who hold populist views and those who do not.
Ideological placement of news outlets in Western Europe
Explore where users of news outlets in eight Western European countries place these outlets on a left-right spectrum, based on their perception of their ideological leanings.
Changing a social media profile picture is one way to express support or solidarity
Fully 18% of U.S. social media users say they have changed their profile pictures to draw attention to an issue or event.
What Americans Learned From the Media About the Health Care Debate
PEJ examines how the health care debate was presented in the press, which party won the messaging war and how the bill has largely disappeared from view.
Character and the Campaign
If presidential campaigns are about character and control of message, neither candidate has had much success so far, a new PEJ study finds.