A Pew Research survey released in 2013 found that 32% of Jews said they had a Christmas tree in their home the previous year. It’s common especially in interfaith families among Jews married to non-Jews. The survey found that 71% said they put up a tree. More and more Jewish families are adopting Christmas holiday traditions... Read More »
This article originally appeared on The Conversation. Mexican migration to the U.S. is in decline. The Pew Hispanic Research Center has found that since 2009, more than one million native-born Mexicans living in the U.S. returned to Mexico. Show More Summary
Think organic vegetables are more nutritious than regular varieties? You're not alone. A Pew Research Center study published Thursday reveals that 55% of Americans believe organic produce is healthier than conventionally grown produce. Show More Summary
Not all that well, says a new study from the Pew Research Center -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(Pew Research Center) New Pew Research Center Survey on views about food science, including attitudes about healthy eating, organics and genetically modified foods.
Local journalists seeking to improve their reporting will want to know that a new Pew Research study on civic engagement and local news has disclosed a racial divide in coverage: Whites are more likely to be interviewed for stories than nonwhites.
Pew Research Center’s Social Media Update 2016 is out. As usual, there are some interesting stats. Some highlights include: 68% of all US adults are Facebook users 28% use Instagram 26% use Pinterest 25% use LinkedIn 21% use Twitter Other interesting tidbits: Facebook use is growing, probably because of older adults joining up. This shot […]
In 2015, the Pew Research Center reported that Millennials became the largest generation in the U.S. labor force, knocking Gen Xers off the top of the podium. And with more Millennials pouring into the workplace every day, I often hear...Show More Summary
Mexican migration to the U.S. is in decline. The Pew Hispanic Research Center has found that since 2009, more than one million native-born Mexicans living in the U.S. returned to Mexico. But many other Mexicans never crossed the U.S.-Mexican border in the first place. Why are some Mexican migrants...
Pew looks at satisfaction with the election, and what voters think the new president should do first. In one of the first surveys after the 2016 presidential election, the Pew Research Center asked voters to weigh in on what grade Donald...Show More Summary
JOURNALISM: No participant in the 2016 presidential election fares well in the Pew Research Center’s post-election voter survey: the candidates, the parties, and the electorate itself all receive historically poor marks from respondents. But the most despised institution of them all is the news media, which scored lower than ever before. To be fair, the […]
Evidence keeps piling up that the American people have a very low opinion of how the media reports on our elections. The latest Pew Research Center opinion survey revealed “Just 22% give the press a grade of an A or B, while 38% give it a failing grade” – an F. The approval of the media has been declining for years. Show More Summary
GUEST: Everyone is on social media. And we mean everyone. According to Pew Research, in 2015 an astounding 65 percent of all Americans were using social media. That’s more than 200 million people in the USA alone, and is approximately the same amount as the number of people in America who own pets. (And you wondered […]
According to a new Pew Research survey, Donald Trump is the first president-elect in 26 years to be graded lower than the candidate he beat.
The Pew Research Center's postelection voter survey has found that nearly two-thirds of Democrats (65 percent) — and 39 percent of all voters — want the opposition party to “stand up” to President-elect Donald Trump, “even if less gets done in Washington.” As the minority party studies the aftermath of the 2004 and 2008 elections for clues […]
Based on a review of a variety of recent studies, a consensus has formed that the gig economy is large and growing. Recent studies include, but aren't limited to: Pew Research's Gig Work, Online Selling and Home Sharing found that.....
How do you take your news: Plain or with a splash of interpretation? Turns out, your answer is reasonably correlated to who you voted for. A new survey by the Pew Research Center asked supporters of Donald Trump and Bill Clinton howShow More Summary
"This year, when Pew Research collected its data, forty-eight per cent of voters identified as Democrats, and forty-four per cent identified as Republicans. As you move a group’s slider in either direction, you will see each party’s share of the electorate change. Show More Summary
A report from the Pew Research found that 20% of social-media users modified their stance on a political or social issue because of something they saw posted to social media. Additionally, 17% reported that social media helped alter their perspective [...]
American singles bored with the bar scene are increasingly going online to find love. According to a report from the Pew Research Center, the number of American adults that have used online dating