UncategorizedMay 16, 2008

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.)

UncategorizedMay 15, 2008

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?

UncategorizedMay 13, 2008

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…

UncategorizedMay 9, 2008

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.

UncategorizedMay 7, 2008

Participatory Medicine

Participatory medicine and why people are “looking for the mouse.”

UncategorizedApril 29, 2008

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…

UncategorizedApril 25, 2008

What is the roll [sic] of traditional righting [sic] and grammar in the digital age?

Informal writing conventions – they’re not just for teenagers

UncategorizedApril 24, 2008

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.

UncategorizedApril 23, 2008

Are You Impatient for Doctor-Patient Email?

UncategorizedApril 16, 2008

State-by-State Internet Usage

New state-by-state internet usage figures, courtesy of the NTIA and US Census Bureau