UncategorizedDecember 22, 2003

America’s Online Pursuits

This report analyzes the responses of more than 64,000 Americans to phone surveys in the past three years. It finds that 63% of U.S. adults now are online and many of them have built Internet use into their lives in practical ways.

UncategorizedNovember 17, 2003

Opportunities and Challenges: Using the Internet for Prevention

Susannah Fox discusses national and California state survey findings.

UncategorizedOctober 23, 2003

Robert Lewis Shayon Lecture

This speech is an informal discussion of the history of the Pew Internet & American Life Project.

UncategorizedOctober 22, 2003

Spam: How it is hurting email and degrading life on the Internet

Internet users are frustrated and unhappy about spam, as they see it making email less reliable, effective, and fun.

UncategorizedOctober 6, 2003

Factual Error Found on Internet: Shocking revelations from a researcher’s online journey

This presentation is an overview of three years of survey findings and other research about the adoption and impact of the Internet.

UncategorizedJuly 31, 2003

Music Downloading, File-sharing and Copyright

The number of American adults downloading music continues to grow and two-thirds of those who download or share files say they don’t care whether the files are copyrighted or not.

UncategorizedJuly 16, 2003

Internet Health Resources

Half of American adults have searched online for 16 health topics ranging from disease information to smoking cessation strategies. Health seekers go online to become informed, to prepare for appointments and surgery, to share information, and to see…

UncategorizedJuly 6, 2003

Let the games begin: Gaming technology and college students

This is a report of a study of college students’ use of electronic, video and online games. Seventy percent of college students surveyed reported playing games at least once in a while. The academic and social impacts of gaming are discussed.

UncategorizedApril 28, 2003

The Internet’s Impact on American Life

John’s presentation provides data on broadband penetration to homes and highlights findings from the report “The Broadband Difference.”

UncategorizedJanuary 7, 2003

Holidays Online 2002

More than three-quarters of Internet users went online this season for some kind of holiday activity. For many email was vital for planning gatherings or sending greetings. Online holiday shopping was up slightly from the previous year.