57% of U.S. journalists surveyed say they are extremely or very concerned about potential restrictions on press freedoms in the country.
In recent years, several new options have emerged in the social media universe, many of which explicitly present themselves as alternatives to more established social media platforms. Free speech ideals and heated political themes prevail on these sites, which draw praise from their users and skepticism from other Americans.
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.
The gender gap in party identification remains the widest in a quarter century.
To mark World Press Freedom Day, here are five charts that show how people globally see the freedom of the press.
Majorities say the democratic principles tested on our survey are at least somewhat important. But often, underwhelming percentages describe democratic rights and institutions as very important.
As the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag turns 5 years old, a look at its evolution on Twitter and how Americans view social media's impact on political and civic engagement
U.S. adults are mostly against government action that could limit people’s ability to access and publish information online. There is more support for steps by technology companies.
The U.S. has more foreign students enrolled in its colleges and universities than any other country in the world. Explore data about foreign students in the U.S. higher education system.
Following the attacks on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, U.S. public opinion of the appropriateness of the magazine’s cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad show a tension between free expression and religious tolerance.