New Media Insight Project study highlights who among Gen Z and Millennials pay for or donate to news, how payers or donors get news, and the topics that drive their behavior.
Immigration continues to be a highly divisive issue
U.S. adults are more than twice as likely to say the number of immigrants allowed in the U.S. should be reduced rather than increased (44% vs. 20%). There is little public agreement on what immigration policies the government should prioritize.
Approval of Biden’s foreign policy performance remains stable
Sixty-one percent of the public is concerned about China’s influence around the world, about the same as March 2022. Fewer people are now worried about Russia’s influence: 53% down from 64% last year.
Continuing support for U.S. involvement a year into the war between Russia and Ukraine
Most adults still think the United States should play at least some role in the war. Support for specific interventions like supplying weapons to Ukraine is waning.
The future for the Republican and Democratic parties
A third of Democrats and Republicans are unsure of who they want leading their party, and there’s not a clear leader on either side who attracts far-reaching support.