On behalf of The Economist, during the past three years YouGov, a pollster, has asked a representative sample of Americans to rate large American news organisations on a scale from “very trustworthy” to “very untrustworthy”.
This infograpic by eMarketer breaks down the top podcast publishers, with National Public Radio and WNYC leading the list.
By 2020, two-thirds of all online activity is expected to take place on mobile devices.
Fox News viewers scored the lowest of over 30 popular news sources (though Fox viewers did at least score better than those saying they didn’t follow the news).
This infographic from Viralheat examines more than 150,000 tweets and updates about “Thanksgiving dinner” and illustrates the social media discussion about the holiday.
Nearly one in 10 BuzzFeed articles were shared on Pinterest.
Male journalists make up 63% of bylines in print, Internet and wire news media, according to a recent report from the Women’s Media Center.
FOX led the news channels, cited by 8% of respondents, followed by CNN at 7%.
In terms of Facebook interactions, HuffPost beat out more traditional companies, such as The Daily Mail, The New York Times, and CNN.
The leader, by sheer size of audience, may be a surprise to hard-news junkies: the Mail Online, the web outlet of the London-based Daily Mail.