UncategorizedSeptember 26, 2012

How people get local news and information in different communities

Depending on the topic, urban residents are more likely to use mobile and online sources; suburbanites are most heavily into social media; and rural residents are more inclined to word of mouth sources

UncategorizedApril 12, 2012

72% of Americans follow local news closely

These local news enthusiasts follow a diverse set of topics but rely heavily on local newspapers to keep them informed

UncategorizedMarch 30, 2012

How Young Adults Get News and Information About Their Local Communities

Kristen Purcell will be discussing Pew Internet’s groundbreaking data on local news information ecosystems

UncategorizedFebruary 21, 2012

How People Learn About Their Local Community in a Digital Age

Kristen Purcell will be presenting Pew Internet data on local news information ecosystems.

UncategorizedDecember 23, 2011

The civic and community engagement of religiously active Americans

Those who are active in church, religious, or spiritual organizations are often more deeply involved in their communities than those who are not members of such groups.

UncategorizedSeptember 26, 2011

How people learn about their local community

Citizens’ media habits are surprisingly varied as newspapers, TV, the internet, newsletters, and old-fashioned word-of-mouth compete for attention. Different platforms serve different audience needs.

UncategorizedJune 16, 2011

Social networking sites and our lives

How people’s trust, personal relationships, and civic and political involvement are connected to their use of social network sites and other technologies.

UncategorizedMarch 23, 2011

Americans under age 40 are as likely to donate to Japan disaster relief through electronic means as traditional means

A new survey finds that Americans under age 40 are as likely to donate to Japan disaster relief through electronic means as traditional means like the phone or postal mail

UncategorizedMarch 1, 2011

How the Public Perceives Community Information Systems

People who believe their local government does a good job sharing information are more likely than others to feel satisfied with civic life.

UncategorizedFebruary 28, 2011

Peer-to-peer Health Care

Many people – especially those living with chronic or rare diseases – use online connections to supplement professional medical advice.