Media & NewsOctober 30, 2014

Which news organization is the most trusted? The answer is complicated.

Using data from our latest media survey, we look at different ways to measure public trust of news organizations.

Media & NewsOctober 24, 2014

19% say they get news from a source they distrust

A significant number of web-using adults get at least some of their news about government and politics from sources that they distrust – a concept that may seem puzzling.

Media & NewsOctober 21, 2014

5 key takeaways on politics, media and polarization

Five key takeaways from our new report on political polarization and media habits.

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Media & NewsOctober 21, 2014

Where News Audiences Fit on the Political Spectrum

A Pew Research Center study based on a representative online survey finds striking differences in news habits along the ideological spectrum.

Media & NewsOctober 21, 2014

Political Polarization & Media Habits

When it comes to getting news about politics and government, liberals and conservatives inhabit different worlds. There is little overlap in the news sources they turn to and trust.

Media & NewsJuly 15, 2014

At the statehouse, ideological press tries to fill a void in news coverage

When the bottom fell out of the news industry during the recession, many newspapers cut their reporting power in statehouse press rooms.

Media & NewsJuly 10, 2014

America’s Shifting Statehouse Press

A new study finds 1,592 journalists reporting from U.S. statehouses where the ranks of newspaper reporters have shrunk, the number of journalists at nontraditional outlets has grown and observers worry about the quality of coverage.

Media & NewsJune 19, 2014

7 facts about White House press secretaries

When Joshua Earnest formally succeeds the departing Jay Carney as President Barack Obama’s chief liaison with the media, he will become the 30th presidential press secretary since the post was created 85 years ago. Here’s a look at others who held the job.

Media & NewsMarch 13, 2014

Direct Visitors More Engaged with News Websites

Visitors who go directly to news websites spend about three times as long there as those who arrive via search engine or Facebook.

Media & NewsFebruary 10, 2014

The Sochi effect on NBC and the morning news wars

How many Americans will go to sleep with the Olympics and wake up with Today – and will it will be enough to reverse ABC’s morning momentum?