Although Asian Americans are the fastest-growing population in America, they have a low share of screen across all television programming. The industry can do more to bring authentic stories and depictions to our living rooms.
As Black audiences look to invest their time and money on content, the diversity of content that platforms offer could be the deciding factor for consumers weighing which services to keep after a trial period.
Family is critical in the Black community, and without the ability to gather and socialize in the traditional ways, such as through family meals, worship services and visits to the salon, television has taken on a deeper meaning.
Brands and media companies may benefit in understanding how to meet the demand as Black families are accessing more content than ever and leaning into programming where they can feel seen.
This is Nielsen’s first report on the state of inclusion and representation in television programming in the U.S.
George Floyd’s death was a turning point. It made clear for many Americans that these were not isolated incidents, but symptoms of a much broader collection of work we still need to do as a society.
When it comes to equal wages, Latinas in the U.S. are paid far less on average than their White male colleagues. In fact, of all the equal pay day observances of the year, #LatinaEqualPayDay is notably the last one.
This edition of the Nielsen Local Watch Report takes a deeper look at TV news viewing across various entities and how they have grown, particularly local news.
The time Americans spend watching TV news has been rising since the fall of last year, and it peaked at just under nine-and-a-half hours each week in April of this year—the height of the stay-at-home period in the U.S. Younger generations are driving the growth of news consumption.
2020 has been a year of life-changing moments. The COVID-19 pandemic, politics and racial injustice have affected every single American. For African Americans, the reckoning has extended beyond any single moment, becoming a matter of life and death.