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
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
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
How People Learn About Their Local Community in a Digital Age
Kristen Purcell will be presenting Pew Internet data on local news information ecosystems.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Peer-to-peer Health Care
Many people – especially those living with chronic or rare diseases – use online connections to supplement professional medical advice.