After the Fact

The Pew Charitable Trusts

After the Fact is a podcast from The Pew Charitable Trusts that brings you data and analysis on the issues that matter to you—from our environment and the sciences, to larger economic trends and public health. Experts from Pew and other special guest...Show More


15:09 | May 11th, 2018

Stat: 64 percent of Americans say fake news is causing confusion over basic facts, according to the Pew Research Center. Story: It’s becoming increasingly more difficult to sort fact from fiction in ...Show More
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aliceko recommended:

In a world full of “fake news”, I genuinely believe that everybody (not just students) should be educated on how to discern what is credible...Show More

18:40 | May 9th, 2019

Stat: 86. The percentage of women ages 40-44 who are mothers, compared with 80 percent in 2006, according to a Pew Research Center analysis. Story: American women are waiting longer to have children...Show More
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jspinelle recommended:

Loving this series! I found the stories of motherhood in this episode particularly relatable as I grapple with some of the same decisions ab...Show More

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17:02 | Sep 28th, 2018

Stat: 7 in 10. That’s how many Americans say that debt is a necessity, even though they prefer not to have it. Story: Ten years after the global financial crisis, we explore Americans’ relationship w...Show More
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jspinelle recommended:

It was interesting to hear Dave’s perspectives on what divides our country and what does not.

00:37 | Mar 20th

As the world copes with the COVID-19 pandemic, Pew’s “After the Fact” podcast is taking a pause. For all our listeners, stay safe and healthy, and we’ll be back with new content soon.

19:53 | Mar 13th

Stat: 47 percent: The percentage decline of newsroom employees at newspapers between 2008 and 2018. Story: Newspapers are cutting staff or closing altogether, but in the final episode of our local ...Show More
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