At newspapers, photographers feel the brunt of job cuts
Photographers, along with other visual journalists, represent the category of newsroom staffers hit hardest by the rounds of job cuts.
U.S., Middle East publics less concerned about climate change than those in other nations
The UN Climate Change Conference convened today in Warsaw with a call for governments to reach an agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions. The talks begin against a public opinion backdrop in which fewer Americans see global climate change as a major threat than do people in most other regions.
Most-recent veterans say military prepared them for civilian work
Share of post-9/11 veterans who say their military experience was relevant to their civilian job.
In the UK, scandal prompts a push for a press watchdog
The British cell phone hacking scandal of 2011 was a major catalyst for the creation of a new press watchdog.
Quebec considers new restrictions on wearing religious symbols, clothing
Much of the public debate over the so-called “Charter of Values” has focused on the measure’s potential impact on immigrants and their religious beliefs and practices.
Spending by nonparty groups sharply higher so far this election cycle
The amount that nonparty groups have spent so far in the 2013-14 election cycle.
Chart of the Week: The changing patterns of global income distribution
Swedish academic Hans Rosling uses advanced graphics and display technology to show how billions of people worldwide have escaped extreme poverty.
Who’s not online? 5 factors tied to the digital divide
An explanation of five factors related to internet non-use.
Inflation, corruption, inequality top list of Chinese public’s concerns
China watchers are eagerly anticipating this weekend’s Third Plenum of the 18th Party Congress, a gathering expected to focus on a whole host of reforms. Here are five facts from Pew Research related to issues Chinese leaders will be addressing.
Public has mixed view on banning trans fats
A nationwide survey finds 44% in favor of prohibiting restaurants from using trans fats in foods, while 52% oppose the idea.