Growth in mobile news use driven by older adults
Roughly two-thirds of Americans ages 65 and older now get news on a mobile device (67%), a 24-percentage-point increase over the past year.
Cable News Fact Sheet
Cable TV is home to a set of news channels that have become a destination for political news.
Newspapers Fact Sheet
Newspapers are a critical part of the American news landscape, but they have been hard hit as more and more Americans consume news digitally.
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.
Americans’ Attitudes About the News Media Deeply Divided Along Partisan Lines
Today, roughly nine-in-ten Democrats say news media criticism helps keep leaders in line, while only about four-in-ten Republicans say the same.
Q&A: Using Google search data to study public interest in the Flint water crisis
Read an interview with Director of Journalism Research Amy Mitchell, who helped author the study.
Most Say Tensions Between Trump Administration and News Media Hinder Access to Political News
Large majorities of both Democrats and Republicans say the relationship between the two is unhealthy.
Blacks more likely to follow up on digital news than whites
Blacks were more likely than whites to act upon online news in two particular ways: speaking with someone offline and saving news for later.
For election news, young people turned to some national papers more than their elders
When we asked people if they regularly got news about the 2016 presidential election through either the print or online version of four specific U.S. newspapers, three of these papers – The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal – attracted more adults younger than 50 than 50 and older as regular readers.
Most officers say the media treat police unfairly
Among the challenges U.S. police officers perceive on the job is a widespread feeling that police are mistreated by the media.