The Engaged E-patient Population
People turn to the internet for health information when the stakes are high and the connection fast.
Health System Change: Collaborative Researchers
Ha Tu and Genna Cohen of the released their latest report on how Americans gather health information.
Changing news audience behavior
A new kind of news consumer emerges as a quarter of the population blends news sources rather than relying on one platform.
Video viewing on an Olympic scale
Beijing Olympics fans are going online to find the videos they want, when they want them.
Search Engine Use
The percentage of internet users who use search engines on a typical day has been steadily rising from about one-third of all users in 2002, to a new high of just under one-half (49%).
No Longer in the News, Earthquake Survivors Face a Painful Recovery
Media focus in China turned away weeks ago from the May 12 earthquake to the Beijing Olympics, which begin in just a few days.
New Health Data
The Pew Internet Project recently updated our top three Latest Trends charts: Who’s Online, Internet Activities, and Daily Internet Activities.
OneWebDay is less than two months away
This year, OneWebDay asks us to think about the internet and participatory democracy. Here are some datapoints on how people use the internet to get unfiltered access to campaign information
New numbers for blogging and blog readership
Because blogs have been in the news lately with the Netroots Nation and BlogHer conferences recently wrapping up, it seemed like an opportune time to post our latest figures for blogging and blog readership.
Internet Access Among Older Adults
Pew Internet Project data is quoted in an AP story about how John McCain is not a frequent internet user, so I thought I’d highlight some sources for people who…