report | Jul 27, 2021

State of the News Media methodology

The State of the News Media fact sheets use a range of different methodologies to study the health of the U.S. news industry, including custom analysis of news audience behavior, secondary analysis of industry data and direct reporting to solicit information unavailable elsewhere.

fact sheet | Jul 13, 2021

Local TV News Fact Sheet

Local television news programming has shed audience over the past decade, but it still garners more viewers on average than cable and network news programs.

fact sheet | Jul 13, 2021

Network News Fact Sheet

Network TV news – appointment viewing for many Americans – saw its audience decline over the past year.

fact sheet | Jul 13, 2021

Cable News Fact Sheet

Cable TV is home to a set of television channels whose news broadcasts have become an important information source for many Americans.

fact sheet | Jun 29, 2021

Newspapers Fact Sheet

Newspapers are a critical part of the American news landscape, but they have been hard hit as more and more Americans consume news digitally.

fact sheet | Jun 29, 2021

Public Broadcasting Fact Sheet

Hundreds of local and regional radio and television stations comprise the U.S. public media system.

fact sheet | Jun 29, 2021

Audio and Podcasting Fact Sheet

The audio news sector in the U.S. is split by modes of delivery: traditional terrestrial (AM/FM) radio and digital formats such as online radio and podcasting.

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