Nonpartisan, non-advocacy @pewresearch data on the state of news and information in a changing society.
The vast majority of Americans who get news from local TV stations primarily do so the old-fashioned way: from the television set (76%) https://pewrsr.ch/2U8YwYp
% of French adults who say they trust each institution a lot/somewhat: The military – 84% Banks & financial institutions – 39% The news media – 35% Parliament – 33% https://pewrsr.ch/2W9Ublz
Almost seven-in-ten Americans have news fatigue. https://pewrsr.ch/2JhBLbX
In the U.S., newsroom employees are more than twice as likely as other workers to be college graduates. But they tend to make less money than college-educated workers in other industries. http://pewrsr.ch/2zRiImL
Estimated total US daily newspaper circulation in 2017 was 31M for weekday, 34M for Sunday. Both down 11% and 10%, respectively, from 2016. http://pewrsr.ch/2qELXC1
RT @ElisaShearer: Many Americans don't expect the public to recognize altered videos, more so than other forms of inaccurate or misleading…
63% of Americans say altered videos/images create a great deal of confusion about the facts of current issues & events. http://pewrsr.ch/2F8yzQ0
RT @gottfriedjeff: NEW POST: The U.S. public sees altered videos/images as a major problem & believes action should be taken to stop them.…
New @FactTank post from our own @gottfriedjeff - About three-quarters of Americans favor steps to restrict altered videos and images https://pewrsr.ch/2F8yzQ0
In Today's News: Sarah Sanders to resign, a look at legislation intended to help the news industry, UK closer to agreeing to extradite Julian Assange & more: https://pewrsr.ch/31AtIR0
RT @pewresearch: % of non-broadband users who say the following are a reason they do not have broadband: 💸Monthly cost is too expensive 50%…
RT @pewjournalism: 50% of Americans say made-up news is a very big problem. Follow along in the video below to discover more findings from…
When asked what comes to mind when thinking about made-up news, 20% of U.S. adults respond with a negative feeling, 18% say the news media and 12% make some mention of President Trump and his administration. https://pewrsr.ch/319YEYh
While most Americans expect national news stories to be accurate, most also say news organizations cover up mistakes. https://pewrsr.ch/2NDR7On
50% of Americans say made-up news is a very big problem. Follow along in the video below to discover more findings from our recent report exploring Americans views towards made-up news. https://pewrsr.ch/2JZVlh8
RT @gottfriedjeff: Nearly two-thirds of Americans (63%) think that videos & images that are altered or made-up create a substantial amount…
RT @ElisaShearer: Tadaa! Mobile use has overtaken desktop use for getting news online AND going online generally Data: https://t.co/BU5QHX…
Media Headlines: - Russia detains hundreds protesting journalist's arrest. - Tribune reach a $200 million settlement. - Spotify launches a morning music and news playlist. & more: https://pewrsr.ch/2XduTXi
About four-in-ten (37%) urban residents say the internet is their most important source of local news, compared with 32% in suburban areas and 26% in rural areas. http://pewrsr.ch/2UgnwsK
14% of Americans say they have paid or given money to a local news source in the past year https://pewrsr.ch/2FBzj0L
RT @michaelbarthel: When we asked about Americans' interest in local news topics, we gave them four options: 1) important for my daily life…
In Today's News: News publishers testify before Congress, Axel Springer mulls sale, CJR appoints public editors for several news outlets & more: https://pewrsr.ch/2F79CEv
% of U.S. adults who get news on... Facebook 43% YouTube 21% Twitter 12% Instagram 8% LinkedIn 6% Reddit 5% Snapchat 5% WhatsApp 2% Tumblr 1% https://pewrsr.ch/2x1umJR
Between 2008 and 2017, newsroom employment in the US declined by 23%, with newspapers seeing the largest decline. https://pewrsr.ch/2OsnJHq
RT @pewjournalism: 71% of Americans say their local news media are doing very or somewhat well financially https://pewrsr.ch/2FBzj0L https://…
71% of Americans say their local news media are doing very or somewhat well financially https://pewrsr.ch/2FBzj0L
Americans with high news interest are somewhat more likely to correctly identify factual statements, but no more likely to do so for opinions. https://pewrsr.ch/2K0aEG5
Total estimated US newspaper industry advertising revenue for 2017 was $16.5 billion, down 10% from 2016 http://pewrsr.ch/2qELXC1
Many Americans place higher confidence in their own ability to detect made-up news and information than they do the public overall https://pewrsr.ch/2ETpmei
In Today's News: Russian papers declare support for arrested journalist, Vox Media staffers reach labor agreement, NY Times daily podcast expands & more: https://pewrsr.ch/31p11Xt
RT @conradhackett: There are 4 research assistant jobs open at @pewresearch: w @pewglobal, social & demographic trends, @pewjournalism & in…
77% of Americans feel steps should be taken to restrict altered videos & images intended to mislead. https://pewrsr.ch/2ETpmei
Regardless of demographic traits Republicans generally feel misunderstood by the news media. http://pewrsr.ch/2Rynz6K
The demographics of social media news consumers: http://pewrsr.ch/2Qee8VE
RT @gottfriedjeff: NEW REPORT: Many Americans say the creation and spread of made-up news and information is causing significant harm to th…
% of U.S. adults who say each type of info causes a 𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭 𝐝𝐞𝐚𝐥 𝐨𝐟 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐟𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 about basic the facts of issues: Made-up news: 67% Altered videos/images: 63 Breaking info that is unverified: 52 Factual but one-sided info: 48 Satire: 24 https://pewrsr.ch/2ETpmei
% of French adults who say they trust each institution a lot/somewhat: The military – 84% Banks & financial institutions – 39% The news media – 35% Parliament – 33% https://pewrsr.ch/2W9Ublz
79% of Americans feel steps should be taken to restrict made-up news & information. https://pewrsr.ch/2ETpmei
Roughly half (49%) of those who don’t pay for local news say the main reason they don’t pay is because the availability of free sources. http://pewrsr.ch/2FBzj0L
% of U.S. adults who say each create 𝗮 𝗹𝗼𝘁 of made-up news & info: Political leaders/staff – 57% Activist groups – 53% Journalists – 36% Foreign actors – 35% The public – 26% https://pewrsr.ch/2JZVlh8
RT @surveyfunk: Something for everyone to ponder in this new study from my colleagues @pewresearch @pewjournalism https://twitter.com/gottfriedjeff/status/1136370357055762432
Media Headlines: Vox staff stages walkout over union contract, Entertainment Weekly goes monthly, TV networks start hiring for the 2020 election & more: https://pewrsr.ch/2K5SN0H
More Americans view made-up news as a very big problem for the country (50%) than identify terrorism (34%), illegal immigration (38%), racism (40%) and sexism (26%) that way. https://pewrsr.ch/2JZVlh8
RT @pewresearch: Who has the most responsibility to reduce the amount of made-up news? 69% of Republicans say the news media does, compared…
When asked what comes to mind when thinking about made-up news, 20% of U.S. adults respond with a negative feeling, 18% say the news media and 12% make some mention of President Trump and his administration. https://pewrsr.ch/319YEYh
In Today's News: - YouTube steps up efforts to ban hateful videos. - The Boston Globe expands reach to Rhode Island - New research shows partisans are divided on what they associate with the term 'made-up' news. https://pewrsr.ch/2wGoBRg
RT @GalenStocking: When asked what comes to mind when thinking about made-up news, Democrats more likely to say Trump and Republicans more…
Half of U.S. adults say they have avoided talking to someone because they thought that person might bring made-up news into the conversation https://pewrsr.ch/2MsIqGr
RT @gottfriedjeff: NEW: In response to the issue of made-up news, the less politically aware are more likely than the highly aware to reduc…
% of U.S. adults who say each have the 𝐦𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐩𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐢𝐛𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲 in reducing the amount of made-up news & info: The news media – 53% The public – 20% The government – 12% Tech companies – 9% https://pewrsr.ch/2JZVlh8
The vast majority of Americans (89%) say they sometimes (51%) or often (38%) encounter made-up news https://pewrsr.ch/2HX0Mem
RT @asmitch: Just Out: More Americans say MADE-UP NEWS is a very big problem for the country than say that of terrorism, illegal immigratio…
 
 
 
 
 
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