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.
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.
U.S. adults’ views of what makes a news story trustworthy vary by party affiliation, demographic characteristics and news consumption habits.
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.
Majorities of Americans support an array of measures to address climate change but stop short of a full break with fossil fuels.
During the first 60 days of the new administration, roughly half of stories about the Biden administration mentioned Donald Trump in some way.
Staff layoffs continued to pummel the beleaguered U.S. newspaper industry in 2020, a period complicated by the impact of the pandemic.
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.