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Many globally are as concerned about climate change as about the spread of infectious diseases
Amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, people around the world are still concerned by the threat of global climate change.
64% of Americans say social media have a mostly negative effect on the way things are going in the U.S. today
Just one-in-ten Americans say social media sites have a mostly positive effect on the way things are going in the U.S. today.
23% of users in U.S. say social media led them to change views on an issue; some cite Black Lives Matter
The share of social media users who say they have changed their views on an issue has increased since we last asked this question in 2018.
Differences in How Democrats and Republicans Behave on Twitter
Entering the peak of the the 2020 election season, social media platforms are firmly entrenched as a venue for Americans to process campaign news and engage in various types of social activism. But not all Americans use these platforms in similar ways.
Deep Divisions in Views of the Election Process – and Whether It Will Be Clear Who Won
Just half of registered voters expect to know results within a day or two of Election Day, including nearly identical shares who support Trump and Biden.
Mail-in voting became much more common in 2020 primaries as COVID-19 spread
Mail-in ballots accounted for just over half of this year’s primary votes cast in the 37 states (plus D.C.) for which data is available.
White Christians continue to favor Trump over Biden, but support has slipped
President Trump continues to be White Christians’ preferred candidate, but support among voters in three traditions has slipped since August.
Republicans who rely most on Trump for COVID-19 news see the outbreak differently from those who don’t
Among Republicans, opinions about the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. differ considerably by source of news.
Voters’ views of McConnell and Schumer are negative and deeply divided by partisanship
U.S. voters express more negative than positive views of the Senate's top leaders, Republican Mitch McConnell and Democrat Chuck Schumer.
Most Americans see a place for anonymous sources in news stories, but not all the time
A majority (82%) say there are times when it is acceptable for journalists to use anonymous sources, with 67% saying it is acceptable only in special cases.
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