A survey of teachers shows that digital tools are widely used in their classrooms and professional lives. Yet, many of these middle and high school teachers are hampered by disparities in student access to digital technologies.
Pew Internet Project Director Lee Rainie presented findings about the state of digital differences at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute’s Annual Conference on Capitol Hill.
At a time of economic turmoil in the newspaper business, a new Pew Research Center report identifies four dailies that have built successful new revenue streams and answers four key questions. What are these winning business innovations? What challenges did the papers overcome in implementing them? What are the tangible signs of success? And what lessons can be shared with the industry?
In a survey this fall, the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project asked whether people had accessed the internet at a library in the previous 12 months. Some 26% of those ages 16 and older said they had.
Mobile phone owners like the convenience and ease of connectivity, but rue that they can be interrupted more easily, have to pay the bills, and face bad connections.
Rural residents in the U.S. lag behind those in suburban and urban areas when it comes to technology adoption.
Pew Internet Research Analyst Kathryn Zickuhr discussed differences in how different demographic groups use technology at the WSU Elliott School of Communications’ annual Comm Week conference.
The percent of Americans with mobile access to the internet has jumped dramatically in the last year—a trend that has major implications for the news industry. A new survey of news use on mobile devices by PEJ in collaboration with The Economist Group examines how tablets and smartphones have changed news consumption habits and what that might mean for the future of news.
66% of those ages 18-29 own smartphones; 68% of those living in households earning $75,000 also own them
A detailed look at people living with disability in the U.S. -- their demographic profile, technology status, and use of the internet for health information.