News Media Trends

ReportMarch 11, 2020

Black and white Democrats differ in their media diets, assessments of primaries

There are notable differences between white and black Democrats in news consumption habits and assessments of recent political events and figures in the news.

ReportJanuary 24, 2020

Views about Ukraine-impeachment story connect closely with where Americans get their news

Many Democrats and Republicans hold divergent views of President Donald Trump’s withholding of military aid to Ukraine. But in today’s fragmented news media environment, party identification may not be the only fault line.

ReportJanuary 24, 2020

U.S. Media Polarization and the 2020 Election: A Nation Divided

As the U.S. enters a heated 2020 presidential election year, Republicans and Democrats place their trust in two nearly inverse news media environments.

Fact TankSeptember 11, 2019

Key findings about the online news landscape in America

The share of Americans who prefer to get their news online is growing. More Americans get news on social media than from print newspapers.

ReportJuly 23, 2019

Public Broadcasting Fact Sheet

Hundreds of local and regional radio and television stations comprise the U.S. public media system.