8 Key Takeaways about Social Media and News
As news organizations work to understand how consumers interact with digital news, the Pew Research Center’s Journalism Project, in collaboration with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, delved into how news is functioning in the social media space.
10 Findings about Women in the Workplace
Ten key findings from a new Pew Research Center survey and analysis of Census data that explores the views, values and economic realities of women and men in the workplace.
Timeline: Key Dates in the End-of-Life Debate
Issues surrounding the end of life have been debated since long before New York became the first state to explicitly outlaw assisted suicide in 1828. This timeline looks at major events on the topic in the U.S. since the 1960s.
Slideshow: Population Decline of Unauthorized Immigrants Stalls, May Have Reversed
Key findings from the report, “Population Decline of Unauthorized Immigrants Stalls, May Have Reversed”
Slideshow: Changing Attitudes on Gay Marriage
In 2001, Americans opposed same-sex marriage by a 57% to 35% margin. Today, there is more support for same-sex marriage than opposition to it. Combined data from two 2013 polls show 50% of Americans in favor and 43% opposed.
Slideshow: Decreasing Faith in the European Union
The principal casualty of the euro crisis, which began in 2008, may be the European project: Europeans’ belief that economic integration and a European Union is in their self interest. As the euro crisis has deepened, faith in the EU and in economic integration has eroded.
Marijuana: Changing Attitudes
Highlights from the report, “Majority Now Supports Legalizing Marijuana.”
Slideshow: U.S. Foreign-Born Population Trends
Key findings from the Statistical Portrait of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States, 2011.
Slideshow: U.S. Hispanic Population Trends
Key findings from the Statistical Portrait of Hispanics in the United States, 2011.
Timeline: Top News Stories of 2012
A look at the public’s top 15 news stories of 2012, according to Pew Research Center’s News Interest Index.