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.
Network TV news – appointment viewing for many Americans – saw its audience decline over the past year.
Cable TV is home to a set of television channels whose news broadcasts have become an important information source for many Americans.
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.
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.
Newspapers are a critical part of the American news landscape, but they have been hit hard as more and more Americans consume news digitally.
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.
Hundreds of local and regional radio and television stations comprise the U.S. public media system.
Findings about news media views and habits in Western Europe from a survey about media, political attitudes and populist views in Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the UK.
Hispanics accounted for 17.6% of the U.S. population in 2016. Today, U.S. Hispanics are the youngest of the nation's largest racial and ethnic groups, and fewer are immigrants.