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Selected news stories about the Pew Internet Project and articles citing our data.
Jan 25, 2005Tech News World
"Only about one in six searchers say they can consistently distinguish between paid and unpaid results," the Pew study noted. "This finding is particularly ironic, since nearly half of all users say they would stop using search engines if they ...
Jan 24, 2005Search Engine Watch
"The vast majority of searchers say they are confident about their searching skills and are successful at finding what they're looking for far more often than not, yet most don't understand how search engines work or present results.A n...
Jan 24, 2005San Francisco Chronicle
"Bloggers -- those who create the Web logs -- broke the CBS "Memogate" story involving President Bush's National Guard service. They also fed political junkies an ample diet of campaign grist, reporting alongside veteran journalists covering th...
Jan 24, 2005San Jose Mercury News
"Just a third of Internet searchers said they ``couldn't live without search engines'' and 17 percent said they wouldn't care if they suddenly lost access to search tools from companies such as Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and Ask Jeeves.Th...
Jan 24, 2005National Public Radio
"NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Tess Vigeland of Marketplace about new research that shows almost half of Internet users can't distinguish between unbiased search results and those generated by paid advertisers."NOTE:Many news s...
Jan 24, 2005BBC News UK Edition
"Internet search engine users are an odd mix of naive and sophisticated, suggests a report into search habits. The report by the US Pew Research Center reveals that 87% of searchers usually find what they were looking for when using a s...
Jan 24, 2005Future Tense, American Public Media
"A new survey by the Pew Internet and American Life Project shows that nearly 85 percent of online Americans use search engines, like Google, and about the same percentage say they're confident in their search abilities -- and pleased with sear...
Jan 24, 2005The Motley Fool
"Type "snowboard." Hit "enter." Read page.Is that an advertisement or a contextual link? Does it even matter? Those are a couple of interesting questions raised by a recent report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project....
Jan 23, 2005The Baltimore Sun
"When Ulmstead Gardens launched the state's first private community broadband network in 2003, the 20-year-old enclave of 237 homes put itself in the forefront of a nationwide effort to bring affordable high-speed Internet access to rural and f...
Jan 20, 2005Ottawa Citizen
"We're shooting through technological rapids that have opened doors and changed the dynamic of work, how we communicate and live, and sometimes even think. All these tools have made our lives easier in many ways. But they're also stirring deep ...
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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.