Tag Archives: Pew Research Center

Noteworthy 2019 Findings

Noteworthy 2019 findings: Hispanics are projected to be the largest racial or ethnic minority in the 2020 electorate, says the Pew Research Center, reporting 19 striking findings of 2019.

 

Environmental Protection Sought

Environmental protection sought: A new Pew Research Center report finds a majority of Americans want more government protection for environment and climate, write Cary Funk and Meg Hefferon.

Findings come as Trump administration moves to withdraw from 2016 Paris Climate Accord and weaken environmental protection rules.

 

Journalists Engaged In Communities Preferred

Journalists engaged in communities preferred: The Pew Research Center finds urban and rural residents want news from journalists personally engaged in their communities, writes Elizabeth Grieco.

Urban resident say journalists are more likely to cover their areas, and see certain local news topics as important for daily life. They also rely on online sources for local news. Rural dwellers less satisfied.

Public Thinks Local News Thrives

Public thinks local news thrives: Few pay for it, it’s free and TV is top source, writes Laura Hazard Owen, city Pew research.

Seventy-one percent of those surveyed believe their local news outlets are doing very or somewhat well financially, in part because TV is doing better than hard-hit newspapers.