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Selected news stories about the Pew Internet Project and articles citing our data.
Dec 29, 2005Red Herring
“American men consume more news, sports, stock data, and porn on the web, while women focus more on communicating, directions, health, and religion, according to a study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project.The report, published Wed...
Dec 29, 2005Orlando Sentinel
“Bernadine Douglas goes online to maintain her fitness program while her husband, Garth, uses the computer to keep up with fantasy football and track strategy in paintball.The 30-something Clermont couple represent the ever-shifting face o...
Dec 29, 2005Chicago Sun-Times
"Once the playground for young techie guys, the Internet in recent years has been dominated by women as the overall gender gap closed, according to a report released Wednesday by the Pew Internet & American Life Project.But Pew's analysis ...
Nov 28, 2005Market Watch
"Almost one in six Americans sells items on the Internet and increasingly is doing so through online classified ads. The Pew Internet & American Life Project reported Monday that on a typical day in September, 2% of Internet users were selling som...
Nov 28, 2005The Mercury News
"We may be entering the height of the online buying season, but people are doing a lot of selling online, too, according to a new survey.One in six American adults online has sold something through an Internet classified ad or auction site...
Nov 27, 2005Chicago Sun-Times
"One in six U.S. Internet users have sold goods and services online and 2 percent do so on a given day, a new study found.Sales are typically done through such online classifed ads sites as Craigslist or through an auction like eBay, the P...
Nov 25, 2005Columbia Missourian
"Stephanie O’Brian, a senior at Rock Bridge High School, said she tries to write in her blog at least once a day.Among teenagers, she’s not alone.A recent study out of the Pew Internet and American Life Project, an initiative of th...
Nov 25, 2005The Mercury News
"The Internet is quickly changing the way Americans donate to charities and track the news, a study has found.These trends were dramatized in the Gulf Coast aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita, when charities received online donations...
Nov 24, 2005USA Today
"More than half of U.S. Internet users went online for news and information about Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the vast majority having visited the websites of traditional news organizations such as CNN and MSNBC, a study finds.
Of the Americans...
Nov 21, 2005San Jose Mercury News
"People are going onto the Internet to use search engines so often that it's closing in on e-mail as the top online activity, a new study has found.E-mailing is still the top Internet activity among online adults, with 74 million of them -...
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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.