Pew Research Center survey reports, demographic studies and data-driven analysis
State of the News Media 2016
The past year brought pressures to America’s newspaper newsrooms not seen since the Great Recession. From broadcast to print to digital and more, this year’s annual report takes stock of the state of the news media.
Europeans Face the World Divided
Many favor looking inward to focus on domestic issues, while others question whether commitments to allies should take precedence over national interests.
Latinos Increasingly Confident in Personal Finances, See Better Economic Times Ahead
Hispanics have become more upbeat about their personal finances and their financial future since the Great Recession, with 81% saying that they expect their family’s financial situation to improve in the next year.
Euroskepticism Beyond Brexit
There is significant opposition in key European countries to an ever closer EU.
News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2016
A majority of Americans get news on social media, including 18% who do so often. News plays a varying role across the nine social networking sites studied.
For First Time in Modern Era, Living With Parents Edges Out Other Living Arrangements for 18- to 34-Year-Olds
For the first time since 1880, Americans ages 18 to 34 are more likely to be living with their parent(s) than in a household shared with a spouse or partner.
Shared, Collaborative and On Demand: The New Digital Economy
The sharing economy and on-demand services are weaving their way into the lives of many Americans, raiding difficult issues around jobs, regulation and the potential emergence of a new digital divide.
America’s Shrinking Middle Class: A Close Look at Changes Within Metropolitan Areas
The American middle class is losing ground in metropolitan areas across the country, affecting communities from Boston to Seattle and from Dallas to Milwaukee.
Long-Form Reading Shows Signs of Life in Our Mobile News World
On cellphones, longer news stories get about twice the engaged time from readers as shorter pieces do. They also get roughly the same number of visitors.
Public Uncertain, Divided Over America’s Place in the World
Most Americans say it would be better if the U.S. just dealt with its own problems and let other countries deal with their own problems as best they can.