Survey on the Media and Democracy

From the Knight Foundation: For the 2020 American Views survey, Gallup and Knight polled more than 20,000 U.S. adults and found deepening pessimism and further partisan entrenchment about how the news media delivers on its democratic mandate for factual, trustworthy...

Approval of Congress

Megan Brenan at Gallup: After hitting 20-year highs in April and May, Americans’ approval of Congress continues its downward slide to 18%. The last time congressional approval was below 20% was in September 2019. The latest reading is from a Gallup poll...

Declining Pride

On the day after Flag Day, Gallup reports some disturbing news. Megan Brenan: American pride has continued its downward trajectory reaching the lowest point in the two decades of Gallup measurement. The new low comes at a time when the U.S. faces public health and...

Sounds of Silence

From the Pew Research Center: At a time when the country’s polarizing politics and public discourse are dividing many Americans, close to half of all U.S. adults acknowledge that they have stopped discussing political and election news with someone, according to a new...