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Apr 12, 2012Carolyn Miller, Kristen Purcell, Tom Rosenstiel
These local news enthusiasts follow a diverse set of topics but rely heavily on local newspapers to keep them informed
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The internet has redefined the news industry. Pew Internet has tracked the internet’s impact during major news moments, such as the September 11 terror attacks, the dawn of the Iraq war, and political campaigns.
Nov 24, 2005Stephen Morris, John Horrigan
9% of online Americans made donations on the internet to relief efforts and 7 million set up their own hurricane relief efforts using the internet.
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The Associated Press, USA Today
Nov 24, 2005
"More than half of U.S. Internet users went online for news and information about Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the vast majority having visited the websites of traditional news organizations such as CNN and MSNBC, a study finds.
Of the Americans wh...
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Chris Cobbs, Orlando Sentinel
Jul 28, 2005
"While working a part-time job at an engineering firm, Edgewater High School senior Michelle Tyrlik scrimped and saved for seven months so she could fulfill a longtime dream: to buy her own laptop."My parents didn't help me buy it, and it's the first...
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Apr 19, 2005Mary Madden
Despite the rapturous speed with which the news of the newly elected Pope disseminated in digital bits and bytes throughout the world today, the source that first announced the breaking story was the same brick-and-mortar reporter we’ve relied on for...
Apr 1, 2005John Horrigan
This presentation shows pattern of online news consumption, with particular emphasis on how high-speed internet connections help shift the center of news consumption closer to the online world, especially for young internet users.
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Mar 6, 2005Lee Rainie, John Horrigan, Michael Cornfield
75 million Americans used the internet in the last campaign to get political news and information, discuss candidates and debate issues in emails, or participate directly in the political process by volunteering or giving contributions to candidates....
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Oct 27, 2004John Horrigan, Kelly Garrett, Paul Resnick
As wired Americans increasingly go online for political news and commentary, we find that the internet is contributing to a wider awareness of political views during this year’s campaign season.
Wendy Tanaka, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Aug 12, 2004
The Pew Internet & American Life Project released results of a survey yesterday suggesting that even though millions of people go online for a host of everyday activities -- shopping, correspondence and banking, to name just a few -- they still prefe...
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Chris Cobbs, The Orlando Sentinel
The Internet's everyday appeal among adult Americans is broad but shallow, concludes the study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, which found that two-thirds of Internet-using Americans favor more conventional ways of communicating, getting...
Aug 11, 2004
While nearly all Internet users conducted some of their day-to-day activities online in 2004, most still defaulted to the traditional offline ways of communicating, transacting affairs, getting information and entertaining themselves.
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of current Facebook users say that at one time or another in the past they have voluntarily taken a break from using Facebook for a period of several weeks or more.
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.