More than eight-in-ten U.S. adults say they get news from a smartphone, computer or tablet “often” or “sometimes.”
In studying voters' views of election fraud, we found these views varied by whether people got their news from the Trump campaign.
As CDC warned against holiday travel, 57% of Americans say they changed Thanksgiving plans due to COVID-19
A third of U.S. adults say they changed their Thanksgiving plans “a great deal,” while roughly a quarter changed their plans “some.”
As news outlets morph and multiply, both surveys and passive data collection tools face challenges.
Roughly half of Americans or more were able to correctly identify whether three of the six sources asked about do their own reporting.
As election returns rolled in – albeit more slowly than in recent years – Americans were tuning in closely. They also, for the most part, gave their news sources positive marks for the coverage of the returns, though Republicans were less likely to do so than Democrats.
Here are five facts about how much Americans have heard about the QAnon conspiracy theories and their views about them.
Two-thirds of U.S. adults say they’ve seen their own news sources report facts meant to favor one side
59% of Americans say made-up information that is intended to mislead causes a “great deal” of confusion about the 2020 presidential election.
Among the six publicly traded newspaper companies studied, second-quarter advertising revenue fell by a median of 42% year over year.
Though this figure is a sliver of all PPP loans lent out to small businesses as of August, it represents a large segment of U.S. newspaper companies.