Pew Research CenterJanuary 18, 2019

Nearly three-quarters of Republicans say the news media don’t understand people like them

A majority of Americans believe the news media do not understand people like them, and this feeling is especially common among Republicans.

Pew Research CenterDecember 13, 2018

18 striking findings from 2018

Pew Research Center takes the pulse of Americans and people around the world on many issues every year. Read 18 of this year’s standout findings.

Media & NewsDecember 10, 2018

Social media outpaces print newspapers in the U.S. as a news source

One-in-five U.S. adults often get news via social media, slightly higher than the 16% who often do so from print newspapers.

Media & NewsDecember 3, 2018

Americans Still Prefer Watching to Reading the News - and Mostly Still Through Television

Three-quarters of Americans who prefer watching the news opt for TV, but since 2016, slightly more watchers name the internet as their platform of choice.

Media & NewsOctober 30, 2018

Western Europeans Under 30 View News Media Less Positively, Rely More on Digital Platforms Than Older Adults

Younger adults in eight Western European countries are about twice as likely as older adults to get news online than from TV. They also are more critical of the media’s performance and coverage of key issues.

Media & NewsOctober 23, 2018

Younger Americans are better than older Americans at telling factual news statements from opinions

Younger U.S. adults were better than their elders at differentiating between factual and opinion statements in a survey conducted in early 2018.

Media & NewsSeptember 27, 2018

Most Western Europeans prefer TV news while use of print outlets lags

Western Europeans have a clear preference for television as a source of news. And while use of online and radio outlets for news is also widespread, print trails the other formats.

Pew Research CenterAugust 21, 2018

5 facts about the state of the news media in 2017

Audiences for nearly every major sector of the U.S. news media fell in 2017 except for radio. Cable news revenue continued to rise, as did digital ad revenue.

Pew Research CenterJuly 17, 2018

Use of mobile devices for news continues to grow, outpacing desktops and laptops

Roughly six-in-ten U.S. adults often get news on a mobile device, 19 percentage points higher than the 39% who often get news on a desktop or laptop computer.

Pew Research CenterJune 18, 2018

Q&A: Telling the difference between factual and opinion statements in the news

Read a Q&A with Amy Mitchell, director of journalism research at Pew Research Center, on a new report that explores Americans’ ability to distinguish factual news statements from opinions.