Survey respondents from the report Privacy and Information Sharing were presented with six hypothetical scenarios, each of which involved sharing some level of personal data in exchange for using a product or service.
Public trust in the government remains near historic lows. Only 19% of Americans today say they can trust the government in Washington to do what is right “just about always” (3%) or “most of the time” (16%).
Pope Francis’ favorability rating among U.S. Catholics is comparable to ratings for Pope John Paul II in the 1980s and ’90s, and has surpassed any favorability rating for Pope Benedict XVI.
How various demographic groups in Denver, Macon and Sioux City interact with local news.
The 114th U.S. Congress includes a record 108 women — 88 in the House (including four nonvoting delegates) and 20 in the Senate. While women still account for only about a fifth of each chamber, that’s a considerable increase from where things stood not too long ago.
At 53 million in 2012, Hispanics are a fast growing segment of the U.S. population, accounting for half of the nation’s growth between 2000 and 2012. And media companies’ interest in reaching that audience has boomed along with the Hispanic population.
Infographic charting Hillary Clinton's favorability ratings from 1992 to 2012.
Highlights from the Pew Research Center survey report, "A Portrait of Jewish Americans"
On Facebook, the largest social media platform, news is a common but incidental experience, according to an initiative of Pew Research Center in collaboration with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.