Election 2016: Campaigns as a Direct Source of News
Today’s presidential candidates are increasingly prioritizing social media outreach, while the role of campaign websites is shifting.
Key Indicators in Media & News
State of the News Media Methodologies
The State of the News Media report uses a host of different methodologies from data aggregation to original survey work to content analysis to first-person interviews. The wealth of methods helps provide the clearest sense of what is occurring around each research question.
About This Report
More on the eleventh edition of The State of the News Media - an annual report by the Pew Research Center’s Journalism Project examining the landscape of American journalism.
Obamacare v. Philippines typhoon: How cable covered two big stories
The Facebook News Experience
On Facebook, the largest social media platform, news is a common but incidental experience, according to an initiative of Pew Research Center in collaboration with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Event Transcript: Future of Nonprofit Journalism
Nonprofit News Outlets
Nonprofit news sites are cropping up around the U.S., often with the mission of filling in gaps left by cutbacks in traditional journalism. Explore the characteristics of these sites with this map and interactive database.
Alan Murray on Journalism in the Digital Age
Pew Research Center President Alan Murray discusses the digital trends shaping the news industry based on findings from the State of the News Media report and his experience at the Wall Street Journal.
Gun Control and the Media
The Twitter debate about gun control has taken many twists and turns since the Newtown killings, according to a new Pew Research Report that looks at the mainstream coverage and social media conversation on that issue. Which terms did the media most often invoke when discussing gun control? And how big a factor was President Obama in driving the narrative about it?
About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Pew Research Center does not take policy positions. It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts.