Americans are spreading their book consumption across several formats, and the use of audiobooks is on the rise.
The share of Americans who prefer to get their news online is growing. More Americans get news on social media than from print newspapers.
Older Americans, black adults and those with a high school education or less show considerably more interest in local news than their counterparts.
Newspaper circulation in the U.S. reached its lowest level since 1940, and the audience for local TV news has steadily declined.
A vast majority of adults in the United States get at least some news online (either via a mobile device or desktop/laptop), and the online space has become a host for the digital homes of both legacy news outlets and new, “born on the web” news outlets.
Hundreds of local and regional radio and television stations comprise the U.S. public media system.
Newsroom employment across the United States continues to decline, driven primarily by job losses at newspapers.
News media made by and for the two largest racial/ethnic minority groups in the United States – blacks and Hispanics – have been a consistent part of the American news landscape.
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.