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REPORT | SEP 20, 2021
News Consumption Across Social Media in 2021
About half (48%) of U.S. adults say they get news from social media “often” or “sometimes,” a 5 percentage point decline compared with 2020. More than half of Twitter users get news on the site regularly.
SHORT READ | AUG 30, 2021
Partisan divides in media trust widen, driven by a decline among Republicans
In just five years, the percentage of Republicans with at least some trust in national news organizations has been cut in half.
SHORT READ | AUG 24, 2021
About four-in-ten Americans say social media is an important way of following COVID-19 vaccine news
Roughly half of Americans say that they have been getting some (30%) or a lot (18%) of news and info about COVID-19 vaccines on social media.
SHORT READ | JUL 27, 2021
6 key takeaways about the state of the news media in 2020
We’ve updated our series of fact sheets on the U.S. news media industry. Here are some key findings about the state of the industry in 2020.
FACT SHEET | JUL 27, 2021
Hispanic and Black News Media Fact Sheet
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.
FACT SHEET | JUL 27, 2021
Digital News Fact Sheet
In the U.S., roughly nine-in-ten adults (93%) get at least some news online (either via mobile or desktop), 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.
REPORT | JUL 27, 2021
State of the News Media methodology
The State of the News Media fact sheets use a range of different methodologies to study the health of the U.S. news industry, including custom analysis of news audience behavior, secondary analysis of industry data and direct reporting to solicit information unavailable elsewhere.
SHORT READ | JUL 13, 2021
U.S. newsroom employment has fallen 26% since 2008
While newspapers have seen steep job losses from 2008 to 2020, digital-native news organizations have seen considerable gains.
FACT SHEET | JUL 13, 2021
Local TV News Fact Sheet
Local television news programming has shed audience over the past decade, but it still garners more viewers on average than cable and network news programs.
FACT SHEET | JUL 13, 2021
Network News Fact Sheet
Network TV news – appointment viewing for many Americans – saw its audience decline over the past year.

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