Multi-section ReportsDecember 23, 2001

CyberFaith: How Americans Pursue Religion Online

One in four Internet users has gotten religious or spiritual information online at one point or another. The September 11 terror attacks compelled millions of Internet users to turn to religious issues and concerns online. The most popular online religious activities are solitary ones, such as hunting for general spiritual information online.

Multi-section ReportsDecember 12, 2001

Asian-Americans and the Internet

Asian Americans who speak English are more experienced and more active Internet users than whites, Hispanics, and African-Americans. Asian-Americans are the heaviest daily users of the Internet, and are the most likely to have fully integrated the Web into their daily lives.

Multi-section ReportsNovember 20, 2001

Cities Online: Urban Development and the Internet

This report examines how institutions in five cities (Austin, Texas; Cleveland, Ohio; Nashville, Tennessee; Portland, Oregon and Washington, D.C.) are adapting to the Internet as an economic development and community-building tool. The experiences in these communities suggests that the Internet is best used to encourage bottom-up initiatives, encourage and nurture catalytic individuals in communities, encourage public funding for technology programs, encourage “bridging” among groups, and encourage experimentation.

Multi-section ReportsNovember 19, 2001

Exposed Online: The federal health privacy regulation and Internet user impacts

This report is intended to give a general overview of how the federal health privacy regulation (“HIPAA”) may or may not apply to health Web sites.

Multi-section ReportsNovember 14, 2001

The dot-com meltdown and the Web

Some Americans’ Internet experiences are beginning to be affected by the dot-com meltdown, but the vast majority of them are making quick adjustments to get the Web content and services they like without paying extra money

Multi-section ReportsOctober 31, 2001

Online Communities

The online world is a vibrant social universe where many Internet users enjoy serious and satisfying contact with online communities.

Multi-section ReportsOctober 10, 2001

The Commons of the Tragedy: How the Internet was used by millions after the terror attacks

The most significant development online after the attack has been the outpouring of grief, prayerful communication, information dissemination through email, and political commentary.

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 15, 2001

How Americans Used the Internet After the Terror Attack

The Internet was not a primary resource for news for most Americans after the terror attacks, but was a helpful supplement to TV and the telephone; many found it useful for expressing their sorrow and anger.

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 9, 2001

Wired Seniors

While 56% of all Americans go online, only 15% of Americans over the age of 65 have access to the Internet. Wealthy and educated seniors are most likely to go online. They are enthusiastic Internet users who love email and use the Web to gather all …

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 1, 2001

The Internet and Education

An overview of how today’s student and parents use the Internet to do research, homework, contact schools and teachers, and also sometimes to cheat.