Report | Mar 19, 2012
State of the News Media 2012

Mobile devices are adding to people’s consumption of news, strengthening the lure of traditional news brands and providing a boost to long-form journalism, according to the Project for Excellence in Journalism's ninth annual report on the health of American journalism.

Report | Sep 26, 2011
How People Learn About Their Local Community

How do people get news and information about the community where they live? Traditional research has suggested that Americans watch local TV news more than any other local information source. But a new report by the PEJ and the Pew Internet and American Life Project, in association with the Knight Foundation offers a deeper and more comprehensive understanding of the ecosystem of community information.

Report | Sep 26, 2011
How people learn about their local community

Citizens' media habits are surprisingly varied as newspapers, TV, the internet, newsletters, and old-fashioned word-of-mouth compete for attention. Different platforms serve different audience needs.

Short Read | Mar 17, 2011
Online Newspapers Gain on Print

As the New York Times begins charging for access to its website, the gap between the number of Americans who read newspaper online and in print continues to narrow.

Report | Nov 5, 2010
Parsing Election Day Media – How the Midterms Message Varied by Platform

In today’s news landscape, both mainstream and new media sources shape the narrative. A new PEJ study finds that no single unified message reverberated throughout the media universe in the wake of the November 2 voting and what one learned depended largely on where one got the news.  How did the post election-day narrative differ from the front pages to the television studies and from bloggers to Twitterers?

Presentation | Dec 4, 2007
Communications & Attitudes:The Internet versus Print Media

This presentation discusses how user behavior is likely to shape future demand for printed materials. Much of the presentation centers on the Pew Internet Project's typology of users of information and communication technology, which suggests that...

Report | Feb 15, 2007
Hands Off The High School Paper

Student journalists and school personnel have been known to clash on occasion over what news is fit to print. Now precedent-setting legislation wending its way through the Washington State House is intended to give students more control over and responsibility for the content of the school publication.

Report | Feb 6, 2007
Election Newshounds Speak Up

Americans flocked in record numbers to their favorite media sources for political news last fall. In this report, fans of newspaper, TV and online news sites tell how and why they differ.

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