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Jan 4, 2013The Star-Ledger
When the Montclair Art Museum decided to launch a new after-hours program, marketing director Michael Gillespie decided the best — and cheapest — way to market the free event was through social media.
Posts on Facebook and Twitter broug...
Jan 4, 2013Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pittsburgh's Andy Warhol Museum may not be as rich, famous or fancy as some temples of culture, but in one increasingly crucial category, it's right up there with some pretty big names.
Consider this: With 500,000 followers, the Warhol ...
Dec 31, 2012Associated Press
A new Pew study reports that around 13 percent of Americans aged 16 and older used a mobile device to visit a library website during the past year.
Patrons ages 18-49 were the most likely to use a mobile device for the library, while th...
Dec 27, 2012The Washington Post
America’s obsession with digital tablets is driving a boon in e-book reading, a new survey shows, a trend that is dampening the appeal of printed books and shaking the centuries-old publishing business.
The share of Americans who read e...
Dec 27, 2012Reuters
(Reuters) - The popularity of electronic books is increasing in the United States, with nearly one-quarter of American bibliophiles reading e-books, according to a survey released on Thursday.
The number of e-readers aged 16 years and o...
Dec 27, 2012New York Times
“The printed page/ was just half a millennium’s brief wonder,” theorized John Updike in a late poem. Exactly when the old order will be completely overthrown is in some dispute, however.
The original thinking was that digital books woul...
Dec 27, 2012Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — The tastes of the reading public are turning digital.
A Pew Internet Research Center survey released Thursday found that the percentage of Americans aged 16 and older who read an e-book grew from 16 percent in 2011 to 23...
Dec 20, 2012Library Journal
The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project’s Reading Habits in Different Communities report can help libraries in different kinds of communities better target their services.
While there were some significant differences...
Dec 11, 2012PBS NEWSHOUR
RAY SUAREZ: Finally tonight: new worries over the mobile apps kids are using, and what the apps disclose about their users.
It seems like everyone has them, the ubiquitous applications, apps, for short, on smartphones and tablets, inclu...
Nov 30, 2012Los Angeles Times
They keep trying to tell us ours is a dangerous love. A love that leaves us too distracted. A love that costs too much. A love that causes us to work too hard.
But we know better. Our love for our cellphones comes without guilt or sham...
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The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trust.