55% of journalists surveyed say that every side does not always deserve equal coverage in the news. 22% of Americans overall say the same.
Here are five facts about political content on Twitter, such as the content and nature of these posts.
Roughly one-quarter of American adults use Twitter. And when they share their views on the site, quite often they are doing so about politics and political issues.
Nearly 12,000 U.S.-based journalists in a pair of open-ended questions were asked to write down the one thing the news industry does the best job of these days and what it does worst.
A survey of U.S.-based journalists finds 77% would choose their career all over again, though 57% are highly concerned about future restrictions on press freedom.
61% of U.S. adults say they have heard at least a fair amount about the phrase “cancel culture,” up from 44% in September 2020.
In Nebraska, 58% of all reporters covering the state capitol this year – 40 of 69 – are student reporters.
Nonprofit news reporters now account for 20% of the nation’s total statehouse press corps, up from 6% eight years ago.
The total number of journalists assigned to state capitol buildings is up 11% since 2014, though figures vary widely by state. And as newspapers employ fewer statehouse reporters, nonprofits are filling much of the void.
There are 245 newspaper reporters who cover the statehouse full time in 2022 in the United States, down from 374 in 2014.