short reads | Mar 30, 2007

Love That Dog!

That's the percentage of of dog owners who say they consider their pet to be a member of their family, according to a Pew Research Center survey. And most cat owners (78%) feel the same way.

report | May 23, 2006

Gambling: As the Take Rises, So Does Public Concern

A modest backlash in attitudes towards legalized gambling has taken hold among an American public that spends more money on more forms of legal gambling now than at any time in the nation's history.

report | May 16, 2006

Increasingly, Americans Prefer Going to the Movies at Home

The start of the summer blockbuster movie season has Hollywood hoping for the usual stampede to the theaters, but now more than ever, the place that most Americans would rather watch movies is under their own roof.

report | Apr 30, 2004

Preliminary results of survey of musicians

Between March 15 and April 15 of this year, 2,755 musicians and songwriters responded to a Web-based survey about the way they use the Internet and their views on a host of public policy questions related to copyright and music file-sharing on the In...

report | Jul 31, 2003

Music Downloading, File-sharing and Copyright

The number of American adults downloading music continues to grow and two-thirds of those who download or share files say they don't care whether the files are copyrighted or not.

report | Jan 1, 2002

Holidays Online 2001

Online Holiday shopping grew this season from the previous, though Internet users also increasingly use the Internet during the holiday season to search for information on travel, holiday crafts, recipes and traditions.

report | May 10, 1998

Mixed Reaction to Post-Seinfeld Era

Survey Findings The situation comedy “Seinfeld” may be the most popular television show of its time, but only half of the people who watch it say they’ll miss it when it’s gone. And even fewer want friends like Jerry, George, Elaine and Kramer. Today, 62% of the public says they watch the program, and, at […]

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