Media & NewsJuly 12, 2018

Local TV News Fact Sheet (Updated)

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.

Media & NewsJuly 12, 2018

Audio and Podcasting Fact Sheet (Updated)

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.

Media & NewsJune 13, 2018

Newspapers Fact Sheet (Updated)

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

Media & NewsJune 6, 2018

Digital News Fact Sheet (Updated)

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.

Media & NewsJune 6, 2018

Public Broadcasting Fact Sheet (Updated)

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

Media & NewsAugust 7, 2017

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.

Media & NewsJune 16, 2017

Network News Fact Sheet

Network TV news – appointment viewing for more than 20 million Americans – has experienced relative stability in the size of its audience over the past decade.

Media & NewsJune 1, 2017

Despite subscription surges for largest U.S. newspapers, circulation and revenue fall for industry overall

Some major newspapers reported a sharp jump in digital subscriptions, but the industry as a whole faced ongoing challenges in 2016.

Media & NewsJune 1, 2017

Cable News Fact Sheet

Cable TV is home to a set of news channels that have become a destination for political news.

Media & NewsMay 11, 2017

Buying spree brings more local TV stations to fewer big companies

As of 2016, Sinclair, Nexstar, Gray, Tegna and Tribune owned an estimated 37% of all full-power local TV stations in the country.