While U.S. Democrats turn to a variety of outlets for political news, no source comes close to matching the appeal of Fox News for Republicans.
The rise of internet polling makes it more feasible to publish estimates for Asian Americans. But these estimates offer a limited view.
While they anticipate an array of problems in the years ahead, these experts offered hope on a notable number of fronts over the next five years. It wasn’t just the optimists who said they see the near future as promising in many regards; most of the respondents who predicted digital life is likely to be […]
As newsrooms face coronavirus-related cuts, 54% of Americans rate media’s response to the outbreak positively
Many U.S. news organizations are covering the coronavirus pandemic while themselves facing financial pressure from the outbreak.
People in this group are most likely to say the outbreak has been made too big of a deal and journalists have been exaggerating the risks.
More Americans hold positive than negative views of the news media’s COVID-19 coverage, but Republicans and Democrats remain starkly divided.
A majority of Americans consider climate change a priority today so that future generations can have a sustainable planet, and this view is held across generations. Looking to the future, the public is closely divided on what it will take to address climate change: While about half say it’s likely major lifestyle changes in the […]
Cable TV and COVID-19: How Americans perceive the outbreak and view media coverage differ by main news source
Responses to cable news coverage and the pandemic vary notably among Americans who identify Fox News, MSNBC or CNN as their main source of political news.
The American Trends Panel survey methodology The American Trends Panel (ATP), created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected U.S. adults. Panelists participate via self-administered web surveys. Panelists who do not have internet access at home are provided with a tablet and wireless internet connection. The panel is managed by […]
Whether they expressed optimistic or pessimistic views about the “new normal” in 2025, these respondents also weighed in with their worries for the near future of humans and digital technologies. Their views embraced several overarching themes that can be summed up in one: The advantaged enjoy more advantages; the disadvantaged fall further behind. Much of […]