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Nation Mar 13Turns out most engaged library users are also biggest tech users
A new study from the Pew Research Center found that more than two-thirds of Americans are actively engaged with public libraries. The report examines the relationship Americans have with their libraries and technology. Dusty, worn books versus sleek new computers,…
World Mar 13Twitter Chat: Who are the women who have had the biggest impact on society?
March is Women’s History Month and this week during #NewsHourChats we will discuss the contributions of women both past and present and the glass ceilings still left to break.
Nation Mar 1115 predictions for the future of the Internet
What is the future of the Internet? Here are 15 predictions from the newly released Digital Life at 2025 survey.
Nation Mar 03Twitter Chat: What do unions have to offer today’s workers?
In this week's #NewsHourChats, we'll discuss unions in the United States. Join us on Twitter.
Nation Mar 03Recalling the early days of the World Wide Web
In honor of the World Wide Web's 25th birthday we asked you to share your recollections of first using the internet. Here are some of your responses.
Science Feb 27The web turns 25
A new report from the Pew Research Center's Internet Project shows Americans generally feel the internet has made a positive impact on their lives and personal relationships.
Health Feb 21Twitter Chat: What are some of the biggest risks for developing cancer?
Join PBS NewsHour, the Mayo Clinic and the American Association of Cancer Research for a Twitter chat on cancer on Feb. 27, from 1 to 2 p.m. EST. Doctors Axel Grothey, Paul Limburg, Sandhya Pruthi, Stephanie Hines along with Psychologist…
Nation Feb 20Study uncovers six basic types of Twitter conversations
The Pew Research Center and the Social Media Research Foundation analyzed thousands of Twitter conversations and found distinct patterns in conversation and social structures.
Nation Feb 19Twitter Chat: Is anything private online?
What does online privacy mean to you? What’s the best way for concerned individuals to protect their privacy online? Join PBS NewsHour here and on Twitter on Feb. 20, from 1 to 2 p.m. EST, for a very public chat…
World Feb 13Twitter Chat: Where does the conflict in Syria stand?
Experts from PBS NewsHour and Al-Mointor will take questions on Syria during #NewsHourChats on Feb. 13 from 1 to 2 p.m. EST…