Pew Research Center survey reports, demographic studies and data-driven analysis
Half of Americans Say Threats From Infectious Diseases Are Growing
The rise of the Zika virus has caught public attention, and people are particularly worried about its threat to pregnant women
2016 Campaign: Strong Interest, Widespread Dissatisfaction
As Republicans and Democrats prepare for their party conventions later this month, a new national survey paints a bleak picture of voters’ impressions of the presidential campaign and the choices they face in November.
The Modern News Consumer
Digital innovation has had a major impact on the public’s news habits. How have these changes shaped Americans’ appetite for and attitudes toward the news?
As Obama Years Draw to Close, President and U.S. Seen Favorably in Europe and Asia
As he nears the end of his presidency, Barack Obama continues to enjoy a broad degree of international popularity.
On Views of Race and Inequality, Blacks and Whites Are Worlds Apart
There are deep divisions between blacks and whites in how they see racial discrimination, barriers to black progress and prospects for change.
Trends in Global Restrictions on Religion
Both government restrictions on religion and social hostilities involving religion decreased modestly from 2013 to 2014 despite a rise in religion-related terrorism.
Partisanship and Political Animosity in 2016
The 2016 campaign is unfolding against a backdrop of intense partisan division and animosity. Partisans’ views of the opposing party are now more negative than at any point in nearly a quarter of a century.
Social Media and the Workplace
Workers turn to social media for a range of reasons while at work, with taking a mental break and connecting with friends and family being among the most common.
State of the News Media 2016
The past year brought pressures to America’s newspaper newsrooms not seen since the Great Recession. From broadcast to print to digital and more, this year’s annual report takes stock of the state of the news media.
Europeans Face the World Divided
Many favor looking inward to focus on domestic issues, while others question whether commitments to allies should take precedence over national interests.