In just five years, the percentage of Republicans with at least some trust in national news organizations has been cut in half.
Here’s a look at how adults in the United States see cancel culture, political correctness and related issues, based on the Center’s surveys.
Republicans less likely to trust their main news source if they see it as ‘mainstream’; Democrats more likely
Americans’ trust in media varies widely by political party and whether they see the outlet in question as part of the “mainstream media.”
A new study of posts on popular public Facebook pages about the early days of the Biden administration finds that the focus of these posts, as well as the assessments of the new president, differed widely by the ideological orientation of the pages.
Use of anonymous sources uncommon in early Biden coverage, least likely in outlets with right-leaning audiences
11% of stories about Joe Biden’s early days as president cited an anonymous or unnamed source, and fewer than 1% relied solely on such sources.
Differences within each party on views of foreign policy emerge based on where Americans turn for political news.
The pandemic and its effects on society became a pervasive part of the media narrative about Joe Biden’s first 60 days in office.
During the first 60 days of the new administration, roughly half of stories about the Biden administration mentioned Donald Trump in some way.
Americans and ‘Cancel Culture’: Where Some See Calls for Accountability, Others See Censorship, Punishment
U.S. adults explain – in their own words – what they think cancel culture means.
When Americans were asked to evaluate the media’s standing in the nation, 41% say news organizations are growing in their influence.