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Americans Okay with COVID-19 News Coverage

NewsjpgThe last few years the news media has been criticized as being biased or producing fake news. However, it appears Americans are finding coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic more to their liking and evenhanded. That is what a recent survey …

Sadly, Newseum Set to Close

Newseum Building 2 For those of us who love news and journalism, the announcement that the Newseum in Washington, D.C. will be closing was met here with great sadness. If you have not visited this wonderful institution, December 31 will be the last …

Internet News Accuracy Gains in Trust

NFgraphicIt may seems counter intuitive in an age of global concern about what is true news, however trust in online news accuracy is the highest it has ever been according to Gallup. People with different party affiliations don’t always cite …

American Journalism Project Readies to Act

BloggerSince the Great Recession American newspapers have seen their revenues cut by nearly half. Thousands of jobs in the industry have been slashed and still it is having trouble recovering. Hoping to plug the dike is the American Journalism Project

How do Americans Prefer Getting Their News

NewsjpgWould you rather listen to the news, watch it, or read it? Depending on your answer, you could be in the minority of how Americans consume news. The largest group, roughly half of all Americans, prefer getting their news from …

News Fact or News Opinion

Fact opinion 50%The line has become so blurred between news fact and news opinion today that most people have a hard time determining the difference, according to research by Pew Research Center. A news fact and news opinion, as defined by …

Science News on Social Media Not Trusted

Americans have mixed opinions on science news seen on social media websites. For the most part they are distrustful according to Pew Research Center. “Twice as many social media users distrust science posts on these sites than trust them.” However, …

More on Social Media as Prime News Source

Here are more interesting results from the Pew Research Center’s analysis of how American use social media to obtain news. Though we wrote about social media as a growing source for news for most demographics, there is a segment of …

Getting News on Social Media Grows in 2017

Pew Research Center has an analysis of social media as a source for news. As of August 2017, nearly two-thirds of Americans received their news from a variety of social media sources. This is up overall from 62% in 2016 …

TV News or Online News

The gap between those Americans who get their news from online sources and those who get their news from television is quickly closing. Online news is rapidly catching up as the primary source of news when compared to television according …