Are You Familiar with the Word Latinx?

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Are You Familiar with the Word Latinx?

Question (2)Even among Hispanics and Latinos, the two dominant pan-ethnic labels that describe people whose roots trace back to Spain or Latin America, the term Latinx is not commonly understood or used. Hispanic languages are heavily gendered. Latinx is a gender …

Parental Screen Time Fears

Blogger 2In an age when most children over 12 have smartphones or tablets, parents are worrying more than ever about time spent on these devices. A survey of parents by Pew Research Center specifically about their children’s screen time, done in …

Digital Native-News is Having Problems

BloggerOnce the bright star in journalism, digital native-news is experiencing large staff cuts and revenue losses since the pandemic. Traffic, which had been slowly rising at these sites, has now plateaued since 2019. The life-blood of news media – advertising, …

Gen Z Could Be the Best Generation Yet

zgraphicThey are the best educated, most diverse and most technologically savvy of all the generations. The oldest of Gen Z are 23 and many in this group just graduated college or have been out for a year. Until a few …

Who is Paying Attention to COVID-19 News

Covid-19 virusPew Research Center has recently completed and publish research to determine how closely Americans are following COVID-19 news and whether that is changing over time. From mid-March to near the end of the month, Pew looked at how strong our …

Americans Okay with COVID-19 News Coverage

NewsjpgThe last few years the news media has been criticized as being biased or producing fake news. However, it appears Americans are finding coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic more to their liking and evenhanded. That is what a recent survey …

Tech Trends that Shaped Past Decade

FactcheckSometimes it is best to carefully examine what shaped our lives to get a perspective on what might changes our lives in the future. Pew Research Center has provided ten tech trends from the last decade that changed society in …

Privacy and Personal Data Collection

PrivacyIn what can only be called a landmark study, Pew Research Center has done a deep dive into how American’s feel about privacy when it comes to companies and the government collecting data from their Internet and smartphone use. This …

“Who is an Hispanic?”

Question (2)That’s the question Pew Research Center asked and sought to answer in this posting. They give ten examples of questions commonly asked to help people determine if they are. With the U.S. Census Bureau soon to be undertaking the …

The Next 50 Years of Digital Life

Question (2)What will the next 50 years of digital life bring us? This question was asked of hundreds of experts around the country by Pew Research Center and Elon University’s Imagining the Internet Center. The results aren’t meant to be …