Pew Research CenterMarch 26, 2013

Leaders of BRICS Nations Meet Amid Mixed Views on their Economies

As South Africa hosts the fifth BRICS summit of leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, the people of these emerging market nations have mixed attitudes about their economic conditions and prospects.

Pew Research CenterMarch 26, 2013

Graphic: U.S. Christians’ Views on the Return of Christ

According to a 2010 Pew Research Center survey, roughly half (48%) of Christians in the U.S. say they believe that Christ will definitely (27%) or probably (20%) return to earth in the next 40 years.

Pew Research CenterMarch 21, 2013

Interactive: “Why Did You Change Your Mind?”

The rise in support for same-sex marriage over the past decade is among the largest changes in opinion on any policy issue over this time period. Fully 14% of all Americans – and 28% of gay marriage supporters – say they have changed their minds on the issue in favor of gay marriage.

Pew Research CenterMarch 20, 2013

Graphic: Israel, the U.S. and the World’s Jewish Population

U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit the Middle East from March 20-23, where he will spend much of the time in Israel, home to 41% of the world’s Jews.

Media & NewsMarch 17, 2013

2013 State of the News Media Overview Infographic: The Challenges Intensify

There are all sorts of contributors in the evolving landscape of news and, in many ways, more opportunities for citizens to access information.

Media & NewsMarch 17, 2013

Video: The Media and Campaign 2012

One of the key findings in the new State of the News Media report is that at a time of diminishing reporting resources, many newsmakers, in political, public and corporate life, are finding new ways to get their messages to the public—often with little or no journalistic vetting.

Pew Research CenterMarch 14, 2013

Slideshow: Key Findings from the “Modern Parenthood” Survey

The way mothers and fathers spend their time has changed dramatically in the past half century.

Pew Research CenterMarch 14, 2013

Quiz: Which parent does more in your home?

In the “Modern Parenthood” report, we asked married and cohabiting parents with children under 18 to compare their workload at home with that of their spouses or partners. Answer two questions to find out how you compare with the parents who took our nationwide survey.

Pew Research CenterMarch 13, 2013

Graphic: Conclave Elects Pope

Pope Francis, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio hails from Argentina and becomes the first Latin American pontiff.

Pew Research CenterMarch 8, 2013

Graphic: Geography of the Conclave

Just as the world’s Catholic population is spread across the globe, the cardinal electors gather from all regions to elect the next pope.