Now in its Adolescence, the Internet Evolves into a Supplementary News Source
Now, as the internet enters its second decade as a potent new information technology, a study of America’s news consumption puts that adolescent’s role in the media family into sharper focus and clearer context.
A Blogger Portrait
A new, national phone survey of bloggers finds that most are focused on describing their personal experiences to a relatively small audience of readers and that only a small proportion focus their coverage on politics, media, government, or technology.
Home Broadband Goes Mainstream
The number of Americans with fast internet connections at home has jumped from 60 million in March 2005 to 84 million in March 2006.
50 Million Americans Get News Online Every Day
Many broadband users now say the internet is a main news source, surpassing even TV and papers, according to the Pew Internet Project.
Truly a World Wide Web
Computer usage and internet access have gone global. In many countries the growth has been fastest among people older than 50, according to a new Pew Global Attitudes report.
Not Looking for Love
Hold the heart-shaped candy; most singles in America aren’t actively seeking romance.
The first publication of the Pew Research Center explores American public opinion and values, religion and public life, media, the Internet, Hispanics, the states and global opinion.