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Michael Calderone

Study: Romney Gets More Positive Press Coverage Than Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.23.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- During the past several months of the Republican primary campaign, presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney received a mix of positive and nega...

These Gen Yers Are Bucking The Trend

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.19.2012 | Money

Moving back home with mom and dad is...cool? According to a recent Pew Research Center report on the "boomerang generation" three in 10 young adult...

Will Technology Make People 'Intellectual Lightweights'?

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2014 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There is a good chance young people growing up in today's always-wired world will eventually become bright, nimble decision mak...

Don't Underestimate Santorum

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

While Democrats will decry Santorum's views on social issues, and the Republican base will rally behind him, most truly independent voters may largely ignore his extreme conservatism on social issues, simply because they don't really care about the wedge issues.

Viewers Turn To Cable News For 2012 Campaign Coverage

Posted 02.07.2012 | Media

More people are turning to cable news for information about the 2012 presidential campaign than other forms of media, according to Pew Research Center...

Pew Study: Kids Are Mostly Kind to Others Online

Larry Magid | Posted 01.09.2012 | Technology
Larry Magid

2011-11-09-Screenshot20111109at9.58.06AM.jpgA just released study found that "69% of social media-using teens think that peers are mostly kind to each other on social network sites."

Michael Calderone

Christie's Latest 2012 Denial Sparks Media Frenzy

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.04.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie told political reporters huddled in Trenton's statehouse -- and watching live Tuesday on cable news -- ...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Is College Worth The Cost Of Admission?

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 07.17.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Erik Peterson started questioning the worth of college right about the time he graduated. Faced with a lack of better options, Peterson...

Why, Finances Aside, Our Children Will Be Better Off Than We Are

Peter Block | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Block

Our children will be better off than we are, but not because they will make more money.

Internet Surpasses TV As Main News Source For Young Adults

mashable.com | About 14 Hours Ago Meghan Peters 37 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Internet is now the main national and international news source for people ages 18 to 29, a study from the Pew Research Center reports....

STUDY: Millennial Generation's Web Dominance On The Decline

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The online generation gap between Millennials and older Americans is swiftly closing, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center, called "...

Pew Study: Wealthier Americans Use Internet More

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Wealthier households are more likely to use the Internet, according to a new Pew study. The "digital divide" is still real, even though broadband Int...

Let's Hear It For the Atheists

Saul Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Saul Friedman

I have been comforted in coming out as an atheist by the Pew survey of religious knowledge in the U.S. Turns out that atheists or agnostics scored highest on a test consisting of questions about various religions.

Mark Blumenthal

Pew: Polls That Exclude Cell-Phone-Only Homes Have Growing GOP Bias

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Does it matter that many polls -- including the vast majority that we are currently watching at the state and congressional district level -- do not c...

A Fresh Start

Jim Gibbons | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Gibbons

In 2008, The Pew Center on the States found that more than 1 in 100 adults in the United States were incarcerated. Of those adults, more than half wil...

57% Of Americans Have Googled Themselves: Pew Study

searchengineland.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Pew Research Center has released a deep study today that paints an interesting picture of how U.S. adults use the Internet -- search engines, in p...

SB 1070 Hits Schools: The Disappearing Children of Arizona

Michelle Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Chen

Local public schools anticipate steep drops in enrollment that may be tied to swelling fears about the new anti-immigrant law.

O'Reilly Media's Laurel Ruma on Open Government

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Many of us have heard about open government -- this is where government from all levels make their services available online. In addition to making...

Religion Study: Most Young Adults Shun Religious Denominations, But Believe In Afterlife

LA Times | Mitchell Landsberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Is faith losing its grip on the young? That would be one way to read a new report by the respected Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, which fou...

Youth Embrace Tweets: Twitter's Median Age Now Younger Than Facebook's, Pew Study Shows

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A survey from the Pew Internet and American Life Project reports that younger internet users (18 to 24 years-old) are more likely to use Twitter than ...

Mixing Religions during the Holiday Season: A Tale Of Guilt and Gelt

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

According to a new poll, Americans are mixing faiths more than ever before. Many attend worship services of more than one denomination, and many also blend Christianity with Eastern or New Age beliefs.

Pew: Recession Brings Many Young Adults Back To The Nest

Pew Research Center's Social and Demographic Trends Project | Wendy Wang & Rich Morin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A recent survey by the Pew Research Center finds that 13% of parents with grown children say one of their adult sons or daughters has moved back home in the past year.

More Americans Empathize with Muslims

Parvez Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Parvez Ahmed

The latest Pew poll shows the percentage of Americans who view Islam to be a violent religion is at its lowest level in recent years.

Thomas B. Edsall

Surveys: Americans Grip To Individualism In Economic Storm

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the face of a recession that has destroyed billions in family savings and home values, Americans remain convinced that personal initiative and hard...

More Americans Prefer News From Web Than Newspapers: Pew Study

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The Internet has surpassed newspapers as the main source for national and international news for Americans, according to a new surv...