report | Jun 24, 2020
In March 2020, about three-quarters (74%) of public Facebook posts about COVID-19 linked to news organizations, while just 1% linked to health and science sites.
short read | May 28, 2020
Americans’ confidence in checking COVID-19 information aligns closely with their confidence in checking the accuracy of news stories broadly.
short read | May 22, 2020
With Election Day six months away, 52% of Americans are paying fairly close or very close attention to news about the presidential candidates.
report | May 20, 2020
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.
report | May 8, 2020
More Americans hold positive than negative views of the news media’s COVID-19 coverage, but Republicans and Democrats remain starkly divided.
report | May 6, 2020
The percentage who say journalists have exaggerated the risks of the outbreak has decreased notably in recent weeks.
short read | May 1, 2020
The public’s sense about the pandemic's impact on the financial well-being of most news organizations is far from clear.
report | Apr 29, 2020
61% give equal attention to national and local coronavirus news.
report | Apr 22, 2020
More than two-thirds of adults ages 65 or older said they were following news of the pandemic very closely.
report | Apr 15, 2020
A new analysis of open-ended responses to a survey of U.S. adults looks at the specific storylines or claims about COVID-19 that Americans said they were exposed to.