There were nearly 62.5 million Latinos in the United States in 2021, accounting for approximately 19% of the total U.S. population.
News media made by and for Black and Hispanic Americans – the two largest racial and ethnic minority groups in the U.S. – have been a consistent part of the country’s news landscape. Explore statistics on the Hispanic- and Black-oriented news industry.
Hundreds of local and regional radio and television stations comprise the U.S. public media system.
The audio news sector in the U.S. is split by modes of delivery: traditional terrestrial (AM/FM) radio and digital formats such as online radio and podcasting.
Sort through the more than 30 jurisdictions that have enacted laws allowing gays and lesbians to marry.
Key statistics and data about the demographic, geographic and economic characteristics of the U.S. Black population.
NPORS is an annual survey of U.S. adults conducted by the Pew Research Center.
Today an overwhelming majority of Americans get news at least sometimes from digital devices. Explore the patterns and trends that shape the platforms Americans turn to for news
Digital news has become an important part of Americans’ news media diets, with social media playing a crucial role in news consumption. Today, half of U.S. adults get news at least sometimes from social media. When it comes to where Americans regularly get news on social media, Facebook outpaces all other social media sites.
Local newspapers have been hit particularly hard by the transition to digital news consumption in recent years, with many forced to shutter their doors permanently.