China’s Earthquake on TV and on the Internet
(Read on for an account of how blogs, Twitter, and Google provided news coverage in China this week.)
New communication technologies’ impact on young adults
Our Writing, Technology and Teens report considered the impact of newer communication methods on young users. Do these effects carry over into a slightly older crowd?
What is reading?
Our recent study found there is a reciprocal relationship between different forms of media as electronic conventions seep, spring and even surge onto the printed page. The que…
Securing Private Data from Network ‘Zombies’
As more of us integrate social networking into our daily lives online, the layered privacy choices we make through our in-network interactions are becoming increasingly complex.
Participatory medicine and why people are “looking for the mouse.”
Talking about teens, writing and technology on NPR
Today, Amanda Lenhart and Richard Sterling, the chair of the National Commission on Writing’s Board, were guests on the Tech Tuesday edition of the Kojo Nnamdi Show…
What is the roll [sic] of traditional righting [sic] and grammar in the digital age?
Informal writing conventions – they’re not just for teenagers
Writing, Technology and Teens
Teens write a lot, but they do not think of their emails, instant and text messages as writing. But teens also believe good writing is essential for success and that more school writing instruction would help them.
Are You Impatient for Doctor-Patient Email?
State-by-State Internet Usage
New state-by-state internet usage figures, courtesy of the NTIA and US Census Bureau