Tag: pew research center

by Angela Washeck

Two years ago, the Pew Research Center reported that more than a third of social media users have used networking sites to post their own thoughts or comments on political and social issues. Simultaneously, nearly 20 percent of those polled said social networking sites were so powerful that their personal views on a political issue […] more »

by Angela Washeck

Revenue strategies and the rise of digital and mobile are heavy on the minds of media players, investors and consumers, perhaps more than ever before. That’s according to this year’s State of the News Media report from the Pew Research Center’s Journalism Project. The report — in its 11th year — analyzes where the media […] more »

by Aaron Smith

Facebook turns 10 this week and reaches that milestone as the dominant social networking platform used by 57 percent of all adults and 73 percent of all those aged 12 to 17 in the U.S.  Adult Facebook use is intensifying: 64 percent of Facebook users visit the site on a daily basis, up from 51 […] more »

by Jenny Xie

Teens are using more social media and sharing more on those platforms, says a major report from Pew Research Center. Key findings indicate social media-using teens are not very concerned about third-party access to their data on the sites, are more likely to use a range of social media sites if they have a large […] more »

by Jenny Xie

This morning, the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ) released the 10th annual State of News Media report. To little surprise, digital operations continue to dominate change in the news media, creating opportunities and posing challenges on every front — from advertising to content strategy, user experience to social media. According to […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. New Report: Teens and Technology (Pew Internet) 2. Feds issue rules for social media and small screen ads (PaidContent.org) 3. How does The New York Times determine which articles have comments? (Nieman) 4. Will Google Glass drown us in data? (The Verge) 5. How mobile won the web design wars (Business Insider) Subscribe to […] more »

by Jenny Xie

Education technology — “Edtech” — has become an area of intense innovation and debate — with topics like Massive Open Online Courses, coding for kids, and tablets constantly attracting attention and sparking debate every day. But how are teachers and students responding to the constant influx of new digital tools? The latest Pew Research Center […] more »

by Amy Gahran

A recent major Pew study of mobile news users offers context that could help community news publishers hone their mobile strategy. In “The Future of Mobile News,” published earlier this month, the Pew Research Center’s Project on Excellence in Journalism offers evidence that news publishers should focus their mobile strategy on the mobile web, rather […] more »

by Kathy E. Gill

If an election outcome rested on how well a campaign does with Twitter, then President Barack Obama’s camp would be focused not on November 2012 but January 2013. Not only is the Obama campaign out-tweeting the Mitt Romney team, but the Obama tweets are being shared at a rate of 17-to-1 compared with Romney’s. The […] more »

by Jenny Xie

Think you’re the only one ready to throw your cell phone out the window the next time you have a dropped call or text spam? You’re not alone, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. The survey found that cell phone problems are a common reality for […] more »