Mid-market newspapers were the most likely to suffer layoffs in 2018. Digital-native news outlets also faced continued layoffs.
Newspaper circulation in the U.S. reached its lowest level since 1940, and the audience for local TV news has steadily declined.
Republicans largely say fact-checking by news outlets and other organizations favors one side. Democrats mostly think it is fair to all sides.
Pew Research Center's annual report on key audience and economic indicators for a variety of sectors within the U.S. news media industry.
A majority of Americans say altered videos and images create confusion about current issues, and most support restrictions on such content.
Politicians viewed as major creators of it, but journalists seen as the ones who should fix it
Photos that exclusively show men make up the majority of photos that show people; representational differences persist across topics
Overall, about two-in-ten Americans say they have ever spoken with or been interviewed by a local journalist.
France stands out from other Western European countries for its broad discontent toward the news media. About a third of adults say they trust the news media, including just 4% who say they have a lot of trust
A majority of rural Americans say local news media mostly cover an area other than the one where they live.