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“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 …

Interested in Local News?

NewsjpgWho likes local news and how they get it varies greatly by demographics. Nearly a third of all American adults are very interested in local news and follow it closely. This group consists mostly of older Americans, Black adults and …

Teens’ Summer Activities Are Changing

SelfieAs much as it is presumed teens spend their summer activities tied to their social media, the truth is teens are much more serious about their future than they were only a decade ago. Pew Research Center has been studying …

Who Are Twitter Users?

Twitter logo 3According to a recent study by Pew Research Center, Twitter users tend to be younger, wealthier, more educated and politically more liberal than the rest of the population of the United States, especially those who actually tweet. Interestingly, only …

Rural Areas Not Covered by Local News

Newspaper foldedMany Americans who live in rural areas feel the local news doesn’t cover their area well. It makes sense since many rural newspapers are being bought by larger regional newspapers, or are going out of business. Media generally need as …

Has Growth in Social Media Peaked?

SelfieIt appears social media use among American adults has actually stopped. According to Pew Research Center, among almost all major social media platforms the percentage of American adults using them hasn’t grow over the last year. Some social media …

Pew Plans Less Phone Polling for Research

BloggerTo us, it is no surprise that Pew Research Center has chosen to dramatically reduce phone polling in favor of online polling to gather research data. Recently, we wrote a post on how they viewed the differences between online polling …

How Survey Mode Can Change Results

Question markThe mode of a survey is the way the survey is conducted. Examples of mode are by email, phone, online or letter. The survey mode can change the results, but not always. Pew Research Center has a great, short video …

Millennials End and Gen Z Begins When?

Z 2Each generation has its start and cutoff point. Where these begin and end are important to demographers and how one self-identifies. The selection of dates can be somewhat arbitrary, but often grow in acceptance over time. Also, naming these generations …