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U.S. Partisanship Highest in Decades, Pew Study Finds

Negativity, fear and anger among Democrats and Republicans are on the rise, research shows.

Facebook Is the New Office Break Room, According to Pew Study

A new Pew Research Center survey about the use of social networks during the workday confirms that people sign on to Facebook and Twitter to take mental breaks from work.

Half Say They’re ‘Afraid’ of the Other Party

Pew Research: “For the first time in surveys dating to 1992, majorities in both parties express not just unfavorable but very unfavorable views of the other party. And today, sizable shares of both Democrats and Republicans say the other party [...]

Social Media Use at Work (Study)

Why do most people use social media at work? The most popular answer (34 percent) was to take a mental break, according to a new study by Pew Research Center.

Could Retirement Eventually Be A Thing Of The Past?

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

The new face of retirement is looking more and more like the old face of going to work every day. A new Pew Research Center analysis of Bureau of Labor employment data found that the number of and percentage of Americans age 65 and older who are still working is higher now than at any time since the turn of the century. Show More Summary

Key Facts About The Link Between Climate Change & Drought

Originally published on The Climate Reality Project. Of all the ways climate change inflicts harm, drought is the one people worry about most, according to a Pew Research Center survey. And it’s not surprising – droughts have been drier and lasting longer in recent years thanks in part to climate change. Show More Summary

What exactly makes someone a 'digital native'? A comprehensive guide

Nearly everyone assumes the modern teen is internet obsessed. Sure, 92% of teenagers report going online daily — including 24% who say they go online “almost constantly” — according to Pew Research data. But young millennials’ addiction to all things web doesn’t necessarily mean they’re a digital native. Show More Summary

More older Americans are working than at any time since the turn of the century

More older Americans are working than at any time since the turn of the century. 18.8% of Americans aged 65 and up — about 9 million people — report being full-time or part-time employees, according to a new report by Pew Research Center. By...Show More Summary

Dads just want to spend more time with their families

Father’s Day is on Sunday, and America should celebrate. That’s because the Pew Research released “6 facts about American fathers” on Wednesday, with updated information from its 2014 post on the topic — and the results are pretty heartening. Not...Show More Summary

5 US Areas With the Largest Upper Class

If you'd rather your beater car not stand out in a sea of sports cars, stay clear of Midland, Texas. The metro area has the highest share of upper-class residents in the country, according to a Pew Research report, which found the share of upper-income adults increased in 75% of...

Pew’s 2016 news media report is a tough read for journalism

The Pew Research Center’s latest annual State of the News Media report underlines how successful technology giants continue to be at creaming off digital ad profits, even as traditional news media faces ever intensifying pressure to find a way to sustainably fund journalism. Read More

The terrible, awful, no good, very bad newspaper industry — in charts!

Paper bad. TV good. Platforms dominant. That's the overarching message of the Pew Research Center's "State of the News Media" report issued on Wednesday. The annual study takes a close look at the U.S. news industry. It's a particularly big bummer this year if you like newspapers. Show More Summary

The Hourglass Is 'Nearing Empty' on the Newspaper Industry

last weekNews : Newsweek: US

The Pew Research Center just released its annual examination of American news media, and the numbers are grim. 2015 marked the newspaper sector’s worst year since the Great Recession, with average weekday circulation for both print and digital subscriptions falling another 7 percent, the biggest dip since 2010. Show More Summary

Why Guns Are a Good Issue for Trump

Nate Cohn: “According to an Upshot analysis of Pew Research data, nearly half of white working-class Democrats think it’s more important to protect gun rights than to control gun ownership. That’s a larger percentage of Democratic voters than agree with [...]

“Smaller Share of Women Ages 65 and Older Are Living Alone,” before and after age adjusment

After noticing this from a recent Pew Research report: Ben Hanowell wrote: This made me [Hanowell] think of your critique of Case and Deaton’s finding about non-Hispanic mortality. I wonder how much these results are driven by the fact...Show More Summary

Nate Cohn at the NYT says the post-Orlando gun issue is "probably" going to help Trump.

You can't predict the future with certainty, so I respect that "probably." He says:According to an Upshot analysis of Pew Research data, nearly half of white working-class Democrats think it’s more important to protect gun rights than to control gun ownership. Show More Summary

Why Europe Can't Agree on the Answers to its Problems

Europe is deeply divided on some of its most pressing political challenges, according to research released Tuesday. A report from the Pew Research Center based on a survey of 10 European nations finds that public opinion differs sharply...Show More Summary

Wind of Change Needed: Most Europeans Unhappy With EU Policy Toward Russia

The majority of Europeans are unhappy with the European Union's policy toward Russia, a Pew Research Center poll has revealed.

Europeans view Islamic State as top threat: survey

BERLIN (Reuters) - Europeans view the militant group Islamic State as the biggest threat facing their countries, ahead of climate change, economic instability and refugees, a survey by the Pew Research Center showed on Monday.

Trump Has a Mormon Problem — and It Could Matter in a Close Race

In a survey in February of this year on the political preferences of U.S. religious communities, the Pew Research Center identified the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the most pro-Republican group of all, with 70 percent preferring the GOP to 19 percent for Democrats and 11 percent ... More »

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