Blacks were more likely than whites to act upon online news in two particular ways: speaking with someone offline and saving news for later.
A unique study of Americans’ online news habits over the course of a week provides a detailed window into how Americans learn about current events in the digital age.
The Pew Research Center survey, conducted in association with A+E Networks' HISTORY, asked everyone from Millennials to members of the Greatest Generation to list the events that most profoundly affected America.
While a majority of Americans encounter conflicting news stories about food and healthy eating, most see it as a sign of continued progress in food science.
A majority of U.S. adults (59%) reject the idea of adding interpretation, saying that the news media should present the facts alone
Americans who are highly attached to their communities and who always vote in local elections stand out for displaying stronger local news habits than those less engaged.
Digital news continues to evolve, pushed by a variety of recent innovations. Here are 10 key findings that show how these shifts are reshaping Americans’ news habits.
More than half of U.S. smartphone users say they get push notifications on their phones' screens, but only about half of those who ever get these alerts click through to the full story.
Fully 18% of U.S. social media users say they have changed their profile pictures to draw attention to an issue or event.
In the wake of attacks in Brussels and in Lahore, Pakistan, some social media users are changing their profile pictures to express solidarity with victims and the people of these countries. Social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter have become a common way for Americans to get news, but they also can provide a way for […]