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.

UncategorizedMarch 1, 2011

Knight Foundation – Media Learning Seminar

Lee Rainie discusses research findings about the information needs of communities

UncategorizedAugust 12, 2010

News Consumption 2010: A portrait of “local news enthusiasts”

This talk highlights how today’s changing information ecology, specifically the increasing use of social media and mobile technologies, has altered the way consumers access and interact with news and information.

UncategorizedSeptember 16, 2009

Trends in internet use: How public radio fits in

Pew Internet Project data about changes in the online world, different technology users, and how those changes might affect public radio programming.

UncategorizedAugust 28, 2008

Podcast Downloading 2008

As gadgets with digital audio capability proliferate, podcast downloading continues to increase. Currently, 19% of all internet users say they have downloaded a podcast.

UncategorizedMay 19, 2008

China’s Earthquake on TV and on the Internet: Part II

Senior Research Fellow Deborah Fallows reports from China on how the earthquake recovery is portrayed on TV and on the internet.

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.)

UncategorizedApril 22, 2008

The Internet and the Arts: How new technology affects old aesthetics

Research conducted by The Pew Internet & American Life Project examines the growing role of technology in our lives, our changing expectations about how to find and use information, and the impact younger generations will have on the arts audience…

UncategorizedJanuary 11, 2008

The Internet Gains in Politics

The internet is living up to its potential as a major source for news about the presidential campaign. Nearly a quarter of Americans (24%) say they regularly learn something about the campaign from the internet, almost the double the percentage from …

UncategorizedDecember 5, 2007

Writers’ strike and internet programming

As we reach the one-month mark of the Writers Guild of America strike, will audiences move to the internet for programming?