This is healthy for democracy but is an earthquake for the business of journalism. Newspaper circulation is dropping, newsroom staffs are shrinking, and ad revenue is declining. Pew tracks these changes through its annual state of the news media reports, providing fact-based analysis of the growth of digital news sites, the purchase of major journalism institutions by entrepreneurs, the use of mobile devices to access news, the mixing of news and marketing through sponsor-generated content, and other trends in journalism.
The American News Pathways project was made possible by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Pew Research Center is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts, its primary funder. This initiative is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Find related reports online at https://www.pewresearch.org/topics/election-news-pathways/. Research Team Amy Mitchell, Director, Journalism […]
Within the near-constant flow of coronavirus news and information has been a stream of claims about possible treatments, causes or ways to end the outbreak – some with spotty evidence, some closer to speculation and still others deemed by experts to be actively dangerous. The survey asked about six of these claims to get a […]
Several questions in the April 20-26 survey seek the public’s view of the media’s performance in covering the COVID-19 pandemic – from a variety of perspectives. The questions range from assessments of the tone and accuracy of media coverage to the impact and role of journalists. Broadly speaking, the overall responses to these questions reveal […]
From national news outlets to public officials to health organizations, Americans are turning to a broad mix of sources for news and information about the coronavirus outbreak. But when asked which source they rely on most, distinctions emerge. And the composition of who relies most on these different sources varies by certain political and demographic […]
People in this group are most likely to say the outbreak has been made too big of a deal and journalists have been exaggerating the risks.
Amy Mitchell (Pew Research Center), Philip Howard (University of Oxford), Jane Lytvynenko (Buzzfeed News) and Lori Robertson (Factcheck.org) discuss misinformation during the coronavirus outbreak, and ahead of the 2020 presidential election, as part of SXSW 2020's virtual sessions.
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American Trends Panel survey methodology The American Trends Panel (ATP), created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected U.S. adults. Panelists participate via self-administered web surveys. Panelists who do not have internet access at home are provided with a tablet and wireless internet connection. The panel is being managed by […]
This report was made possible by The Pew Charitable Trusts, which received support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Pew Research Center is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts, its primary funder. This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Find related reports […]