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Selected news stories about the Pew Internet Project and articles citing our data.
Dec 29, 2005Los Angeles Daily News
"Women are now as likely to use the Internet as men - about two-thirds of both genders - yet a new study shows that gaps remain in what each sex does online.
American men who go online are more likely than women to check the weather, the news, s...
Dec 29, 2005DesignTechnica.com
"A new study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project finds that while nearly equal numbers of men and women now use the Internet, usage can vary greatly between genders. Men tend like the experience offered by the Internet and the informat...
Dec 29, 2005Newsday
“Alongside the highway or on the information superhighway, women are still more likely to ask for driving directions than men, according to both the old adage and a new study on Web usage.Eighty-seven percent of women who use the Internet ...
Dec 29, 2005BBC News
“A study by the Pew Internet Project found that roughly the same percentage of men and women in the US are serious internet users.But the research found that men value the net for the freedom it gives them to try new ways of doing things.<...
Dec 29, 2005Reuters UK
"Internet users share many common interests, but men are heavier consumers of news, stocks, sports and pornography while more women look for health and religious guidance, a broad survey of U.S. Web usage has found.The study by the Pew Int...
Dec 29, 2005The Washington Post
“Traditionally, women have lagged behind men in adoption of Internet technologies, but a study released yesterday by the Pew Internet & American Life Project found that women under age 65 now outpace men in Internet usage, though only by a few per...
Dec 29, 2005Dallas Morning News
"Men spend their time on the Internet looking for stuff to do. Women look for people to talk to.These are among the main findings to emerge from a series of surveys released Wednesday by the Pew Internet & American Life Project.Deb...
Dec 29, 2005FloridaToday.com
"Women have almost caught up with men online, according to a new study by the Pew Internet and American Life Project.The percentage of women online is slightly less than that of men -- 68 percent vs. 66 percent. Because women outnumber men...
Dec 29, 2005WebProNews.com
"On the Internet, as in life, men and women have different motivations for doing what they do. According to a recent report from Pew Internet and American Life, women view the Internet as a place to extend, support, and nurture relationships and c...
Dec 29, 2005Red Herring
“American men consume more news, sports, stock data, and porn on the web, while women focus more on communicating, directions, health, and religion, according to a study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project.The report, published Wed...
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The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trust.