Older Americans, black adults and those with a high school education or less show considerably more interest in local news than their counterparts.
Unfavorable opinion of China in the U.S. is at its highest level in 14 years of polling. Americans also increasingly see China as a threat, and more than half see friction in the current bilateral economic relationship.
Most continue to favor legal status for undocumented immigrants
Neither party has an edge in favorability among the public
Public confidence in scientists is on the upswing, and six-in-ten Americans say scientists should play an active role in policy debates about scientific issues, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.
Americans continue to have positive views of the nation’s economy, though views are split by party. Most Republicans and half of Democrats rate their personal finances positively.
An analysis of every YouTube video posted by high-subscriber channels in the first week of 2019 finds that children’s content – as well as content featuring children – received more views than other videos.
A vast majority of adults in the United States get at least some news online (either via a mobile device or desktop/laptop), 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.
U.S. adults generally can answer basic questions about the Bible and Christianity, but are less familiar with other world religions