Tag: pew research center

by Julie Keck

1. New Report: Teens and Technology (Pew Internet) 2. Feds issue rules for social media and small screen ads (PaidContent.org) 3. How does The New York Times determine which articles have comments? (Nieman) 4. Will Google Glass drown us in data? (The Verge) 5. How mobile won the web design wars (Business Insider) Subscribe to […] more »

by Jenny Xie

Education technology — “Edtech” — has become an area of intense innovation and debate — with topics like Massive Open Online Courses, coding for kids, and tablets constantly attracting attention and sparking debate every day. But how are teachers and students responding to the constant influx of new digital tools? The latest Pew Research Center […] more »

by Amy Gahran

A recent major Pew study of mobile news users offers context that could help community news publishers hone their mobile strategy. In “The Future of Mobile News,” published earlier this month, the Pew Research Center’s Project on Excellence in Journalism offers evidence that news publishers should focus their mobile strategy on the mobile web, rather […] more »

by Kathy E. Gill

If an election outcome rested on how well a campaign does with Twitter, then President Barack Obama’s camp would be focused not on November 2012 but January 2013. Not only is the Obama campaign out-tweeting the Mitt Romney team, but the Obama tweets are being shared at a rate of 17-to-1 compared with Romney’s. The […] more »

by Jenny Xie

Think you’re the only one ready to throw your cell phone out the window the next time you have a dropped call or text spam? You’re not alone, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. The survey found that cell phone problems are a common reality for […] more »

by Kathy E. Gill

Three years ago, we learned that a BakerTweet could automagically alert customers that fresh bread or cookies were about to come out of the oven. Today, there are more than 2 billion tweets a week, many of them from bots or machines, not people. And there are 2.7 billion likes on Facebook every day, many […] more »

by Jenny Shank

More Americans are reading e-books than ever, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. The most impressive stat from the study is that 21 percent of adults had read an e-book in the past year, but adults are still more likely to read a printed book. Seventy-two […] more »

by Mark Glaser

According to research from Pew, 23% of Americans get their news on at least two digital devices. In the past, most people got their news from TV, radio or newspapers, but that has now shifted to people getting news on tablets, smartphones and desktop computers, as well as the legacy media. So how do you […] more »

by Pew Project for Excellence in Journalism

Editor’s note: This week, the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism released its annual State of the News Media report. The following is an infographic the organization put together to spell out some of the report’s biggest findings and it is used here as a guest post. Click on the image below for […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 43rd episode of the Mediatwits podcast, this time with Mark Glaser and the Rachel Sklar as co-hosts. Sklar is a writer and social entrepreneur, and is filling in for Rafat Ali. She is back from SXSW and slowly recovering from the interactive, music and film festival. The big news this week is […] more »