Religion Jun. 11, 2009

Government Partnerships With Faith-Based Organizations: Looking Back, Moving Forward

The White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, established by President Barack Obama, plans to expand partnerships between the government and faith-based and community organizations for the delivery of social services.

U.S. Politics Jun. 11, 2009

Different Stories, Different Audiences

Four-in-ten of those who watch Fox News regularly say that coverage of Obama has not been critical enough.

Internet & Tech Jun. 11, 2009

The Shared Search for Health Information on the Internet

While most Americans still turn to a doctor for health information, a growing number research and discuss medical issues on the internet. Fully 61% have gone online for health info — up from 25% in 2000 — and most report positive experiences. More adults are turning to the internet for fitness and exercise information as well.

Religion Jun. 11, 2009

Most Latino Evangelicals Pray Every Day

Hispanic evangelicals are more likely to pray daily than Hispanics who belong to other major religious groups.

Media & News Jun. 11, 2009

Shooting Sparks Abortion Debate Online

Discussions surrounding the murder of George Tiller far outpaced Obama’s Cairo speech and the economy online.

Media & News Jun. 9, 2009

Obama’s Trip Spotlights Middle East

The president’s speech focused attention on subjects — Iraq, Iran, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict — which had received relatively little coverage this year.

Religion Jun. 5, 2009

Brides, Grooms Often Have Different Faiths

Buddhists and the religiously unaffiliated are the most likely to have a spouse or partner with a different religious background, while Mormons and Hindus are the least likely to marry or live with a partner outside their own faith.

U.S. Politics Jun. 5, 2009

Gen Next Squeezed By Recession, But Most See Better Times Ahead

While the economic downturn is falling quite heavily on younger Americans, their overall outlook remains optimistic. A new survey also finds Generation Next expressing more liberal views when compared with older age cohorts as well as evidence of increased political engagement.

Media & News Jun. 4, 2009

Same-Sex Marriage Continues Blog Dominance

Gay marriage has bubbled up again and again online in a debate often missing from the mainstream media.

U.S. Politics Jun. 4, 2009

First Impressions of Sotomayor Mostly Positive

While a plurality of Americans say coverage of the nomination has been fair, Republicans are significantly more likely to say it has not been critical enough.