A new report from Pew Research Center shows that a majority of Americans don’t trust the government, but plenty use its open data — often without knowing they’re doing so.
Pew found that the way in which people retrieved local news varied, particularly when it came to how they used the Internet.
What’s the biggest global threat these days? If you ask Americans and Europeans, it’s economic inequality. In the Middle East, religious and ethnic hatred is of most concern. The Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project surveyed 48,643 people around the world about their greatest fears. The data revealed interesting regional — and in United States, partisan — differences. Continue reading
Today in the Morning Line: Just a third of people have given “some” thought to this midterm And they’re not paying much attention to news about it Why is that? Two possible reasons: The lack of perceptible consequences and other … Continue reading
According to a Pew Research Center survey released Tuesday, college graduates today are in a much better economic position compared to their peers with only a high school degree. Adults of the so-called millennial generation, who are currently between the … Continue reading
Mothers are the sole or primary source of income for a record 40 percent share of all families in the U.S., according to a new Pew Research Center report. Judy Woodruff discusses what the study suggests about the changing dynamics of work and family life with Pew’s Paul Taylor and Ellen Galinsky of Families and Work Institute. Continue reading
The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism released a study Monday showing that news consumers are increasingly trading traditional media for YouTube. Jeffrey Brown discusses the challenges and opportunities traditional media sources now face with Pew’s Tom Rosenstiel and The New York Times’ Brian Stelter. Continue reading
Partisan divisions in U.S. politics have grown more intense, according to a new Pew Research Center survey tracking attitudes on government, business social issues and more. Judy Woodruff speaks with Linda Killian of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Also, we introduce the NewsHour’s “Listen to Me” project. Continue reading
Well, no. Investment assumptions themselves don’t worsen the crisis, but as we explain in our story on Rhode Island on Wednesday’s broadcast, decisions about pension fund investment assumptions can mean higher taxes, lower pensions and bitter politics. Why? Because the … Continue reading
By Diane Lincoln Estes Well, no. Investment assumptions themselves don’t worsen the crisis but as we explain in our story on Rhode Island on Wednesday’s broadcast, decisions about pension fund investment assumptions can mean higher taxes, lower pensions and bitter … Continue reading