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Journalists Sense Turmoil in Their Industry Amid Continued Passion for Their Work


Pew Research Center is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts, its primary funder. This is the latest report in Pew Research Center’s ongoing investigation of the state of news, information and journalism in the digital age, a research program funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts, with generous support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the Center’s journalism and media research team, communications, design, digital and editorial teams. Find related reports online at

Research Team

Jeffrey Gottfried, Senior Researcher
Amy Mitchell, Director, Journalism Research
Mark Jurkowitz, Senior Writer         
Jacob Liedke, Research Assistant
Mason Walker, Former Research Analyst   
Andrew Mercer, Senior Research Methodologist    
Elisa Shearer, Research Associate   
Naomi Forman-Katz, Research Assistant    
Emily Tomasik, Research Assistant  
Sarah Naseer, Research Assistant
Galen Stocking, Senior Computational Social Scientist
Katerina Eva Matsa, Associate Director, Journalism Research
Kirsten Worden, Research Assistant
Shreenita Ghosh, Research Associate
Shane Savage, Temporary Data Assistant
Sarah Crawford, Research Assistant
Christopher St. Aubin, Temporary Data Assistant

Communications and Web Publishing

Nida Asheer, Communications Manager
Andrew Grant, Communications Associate
Rachel Weisel, Associate Director, Communications  
Sara Atske, Associate Digital Producer

Editorial and Graphic Design

Michael Lipka, Editorial Manager, Religion Research
David Kent, Senior Copy Editor       
Margaret Porteus, Information Graphics Designer
Andrea Caumont, Digital Engagement Manager
Isaac Mei, Associate Social Media Strategist

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