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About one-quarter of Americans say the presidential COVID-19 briefings are a "major" source of information.

by Zacc Ritter

Americans are paying more attention to the news. Partisanship, not news diet, drives misperceptions of the coronavirus' lethality.

by Justin McCarthy

A solid majority of Americans do not want political campaigns to be able to micro-target them through digital ads.

by Zacc Ritter

The public's trust in journalists varies significantly across 144 countries and territories surveyed in 2018 and is linked to political polarization.

by Angelina Theodorou and Megan Brenan

Explore five key takeaways from a Knight/Gallup report and panel discussion on Americans' desire for local news and awareness of its fragility.

by V. Lance Tarrance

Despite all the legislative and media coverage around impeachment, political science suggests Americans may get most of their information from each other.

by Zacchary Ritter and Priscilla Standridge

Americans' interactions with local news vary significantly. Greater interaction is associated with slightly higher levels of consuming and trust in local news.

by Jeffrey M. Jones

Americans believe it is a good idea for journalists to interact with their audiences on social media but not to express their opinions on the news.

by Megan Brenan and Zacc Ritter

More than nine in 10 Americans are concerned that the acquisition of local news organizations by a large, national company will result in biased coverage.

Since 2010, the percentage of Hungarians who say the media in their country have a lot of freedom has dropped 50 percentage points.