Media & News Aug. 1, 2006

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.

Internet & Tech Jul. 19, 2006

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.

Internet & Tech Jun. 14, 2006

Surfing to the Bank

Some 63 million Americans now let their keyboards do their banking, as online financial housekeeping has burgeoned along with internet use generally. But the “trust gap” may limit further growth, especially among less financially experienced internet users.

Internet & Tech Apr. 18, 2006

When Facing a Tough Decision, 60 Million Americans Now Seek the Internet’s Help

Whether buying a home or a car, picking a college or a stock, or seeking medical advice, more and more people turn to the web.

Global Feb. 21, 2006

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.

Internet & Tech Feb. 12, 2006

Not Looking for Love

Hold the heart-shaped candy; most singles in America aren’t actively seeking romance.

Internet & Tech Jan. 25, 2006

The Strength of Internet Ties

The internet and email expand and strengthen the social ties that people maintain in the offline world, according to a new report by the Pew Internet & American Life Project.

Pew Research Center Jan. 20, 2005

Trends 2005

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.

Internet & Tech Sep. 5, 2002

One year later: September 11 and the Internet