A Good Side to Teen Social Media Use

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A Good Side to Teen Social Media Use

pexels-cell photo-smallFor the most part, social media use by teens has been viewed by researchers, parents and even teens as fraught with negative outcomes. However, a new study by Pew Research Center is showing that there are positive benefits to be …

YouTube Becoming Go-To For How-To

BloggerAccording to Pew Research Center, YouTube is being used by more and more people to figure out how to do things they’ve never done before. You can count me as one of them. I’ve used YouTube videos to install …

Polling Lesson: “Defining the Universe”

Facebook cFor Monday morning we have a lesson on polling from Pew Research Center. This can be a little tough to understand before coffee, but this lesson is critically important to anyone trying to read a poll or survey result. …

Facebook Users Fast Changing Relationship

Facebook cSomething is happening with Facebook users and their relationship to the social medium. Cambridge Analytica revelations about how data collected by Facebook was used has many Americans unsettled and changing the way they engage with Facebook. Today, in time for …

Screen Time Worrying Teens and Parents

pexels-cell photo-607812 (4)Life is becoming so meshed with online viewing and activities on cellphones that it is worrying teens and their parents. According to new research from Pew Research Center, more than half of all teens think they spend to much time …

A Survey “Majority” Headline Can Be Wrong

normal-curveYou read a headline that says in a survey the “majority” of people feel one way about a subject. The story goes on to explain that 52% see the issue the same as the headline writer. The use of “majority” …

State of the News Media Business

Pew Research Center produces an annual report on the state of the news media. This year, as in years past, the news media business remains challenged. Though much of the economy continues to grow, employment in this industry does not. …

Digital Life Impact According to Experts

Pew Research Center along with Elon University asked experts on digital life what their personal views are about its impact on them. These are technology experts and scholars who regularly comment about digital activities for politics, society and the economy. …

Big Demographic Shift: Teen Summer Work

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With summer in full swing and very low unemployment you might expect to see many teens working summer jobs. Surprisingly, that is not the situation. Pew Research Center has noticed a very large demographic shift taking place among teen summer …

News Fact or News Opinion

Fact opinion 50%The line has become so blurred between news fact and news opinion today that most people have a hard time determining the difference, according to research by Pew Research Center. A news fact and news opinion, as defined by …