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Selected news stories about the Pew Internet Project and articles citing our data.
Mar 3, 2005The Baltimore Sun
"Networking home computers is one of the geekiest jobs the average PC user may ever undertake, but some new figures indicate that it's getting easier. And that's good news if you're thinking about making the leap.In a January survey, th...
Mar 1, 2005School Library Journal
"Internet users are far too cocky about their online search abilities, but in reality, most don't know the origin or validity of the content they find, says a recent study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project. Some 92 percent of ...
Feb 27, 2005The Indianapolis Star
"Justin Young couldn't resist when he heard about the experimental religious Web site Church of Fools.With the click of a mouse, the youth director of the Chinese Community Church of Indianapolis "walked" into the cyberspace church, sat...
Feb 24, 2005The Atlanta Journal and Constitution
"If spam weren't bad enough, users of online instant-messaging services are facing a growing attack from ''spim.''About 30 percent of users of instant messaging services have received unsolicited spam in messages, according to a survey ...
Feb 23, 2005ComputerWorld
"A New York man was arrested last week and charged with sending out unsolicited instant messages, marking the first known case of criminal action being taken against someone accused of sending "spim," or instant message (IM) spam.The ne...
Feb 22, 2005InternetNews.Com
"An upstate New York teenager became the first person arrested in the United States for sending spim, or unsolicited instant messages, last week following a sting operation at Los Angeles International Airport. According to a recent sur...
Feb 15, 2005The Dallas Morning News
"IPods and other digital music players aren't just for the cool kids anymore. Cool adults are buying them, too.More than 20 million Americans over the age of 18 own an iPod or something similar, according to a survey released Monday by ...
Feb 15, 2005TechWeb
"More than 22 million U.S. adults have an iPod or an MP3 player, with men more likely than women to be carrying the digital music devices, according to the Pew Internet and American Life Project."NOTE: Many news sites move artic...
Feb 13, 2005The Bismarck Tribune
" After a decade of writing about the digital world in this, North Dakota's oldest continuing newspaper column about the Internet, I have come to one seemingly contradictory conclusion: The Internet remains the same, but always in a different w...
Feb 13, 2005The Washington Post
"When an aide to Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. (R) went online to fuel damaging rumors about the Democratic mayor of Baltimore, he entered a world where public and private boundaries are treacherously blurred and normal etiquette can easi...
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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.