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Public and vet majorities claim Afghan and Iraq wars not worth it

A majority of both US veterans and the US general public agree that the US wars in Iraq as well as Afghanistan were not worth fighting, Similar views are held about the US military campaign in Syria.

Survey: Fake news sowing confusion in two-thirds of Americans

Close to two-thirds of American adults believe fake news stories have caused a great deal of confusion with regards to the basic facts in current events, according to a report from the Pew Research Center.

'Today' show survey profiles America's religious life

An exclusive survey by Today, the domestic news show on the NBC channel, looked at the faith and beliefs of Americans, asking them various questions about the existence and form of god.

Social media use does not increase stress, says study

A new study from Washington DC-based think-tank Pew Research Center has concluded that social media use in not associated with higher levels of stress.

Defiant Rome mayor welcomes gay marriage in the Vatican's shadow

Rome - The issue of gay marriage in Italy has been brought to the forefront by Rome's feisty mayor, Ignazio Marino, who registered 16 gay marriages that had been officiated abroad.

Report: Americans hold positive attitudes on aging populations

In a new study published by the Pew Research Center, American attitudes toward aging and their projected prospects in their golden years are seen as firmly positive.

Who reads news and where? Latest on news use across social media

Washington - Are some social networking websites used more for reading news than others? A new report from Pew Research Center reveals news use across all popular social media platforms—including LinkedIn, Google Plus, reddit, YouTube, Tumblr, Twitter and Facebook.

Twitter news attracts the younger, more mobile and more educated

A new comparative report from Pew Research shows that more adults use Twitter than use Facebook for checking out what's happening news-wise and Twitter news readers "stand out as younger, more mobile and more educated."

Who shares photos and videos online? New research finds out

A new report shows that more people engaged in social activity are uploading and sharing photos and videos online. Popular apps such as Snapchat and Instagram are common means of posting visual content.

Do Americans use Facebook to read news? New research finds out Special

Is Facebook becoming the place to find and read news? Do people use Facebook as a news-feed or do they just incidentally read news on the social networking site whilst engaging with friends? Pew Research Center’s brand new study answers the questions.

Unemployment increases for middle-aged Americans

Shocking new data reported by The Huffington Post shows four of five U.S. adults have suffered joblessness or underemployment for part of their lives, resulting in poverty or reliance on social welfare programs.

Poll: 70% of Americans oppose arming Syrian rebels

According to a poll released from the Pew Research Center, 70 percent of Americans are opposed to plans to arm Syrian rebels.

Newspapers discover successful business models through innovation Special

The Pew Research Center for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ) released a ground-breaking study about the newspaper industry. Within the report, four different American newspapers found innovative ways to discover potential business models.

Best and worst effects of mobile phone connectivity on our lives

How do cell phones affect our lives? A new study shows mobile users assessment of the best and worst aspects of owning a cell phone. Do we feel obliged to be connected and available? Do our mobiles save or waste time? Do they make life easier?

Poll: Majority of young Americans want government to do more

Washington - It seems the younger generation of under-30 wants bigger government and for the government to do more, at least according to a new poll by the Pew Research Center. This group also identifies themselves as liberals and Democratic voters.

Adult cellphone users treat their gadget as a body appendage

The 85 percent of American adults who own cellphones are using them for much more than just calling people. Phones are turning out to be the device needed for a rising number of activities and the volume of use of each of these activities is growing.

Marriage hits a record low in US — Still on a downward trend

The number of people deciding to choose marriage in the US is still going down. Adults seem to prefer living together over the commitment of getting married.

Who cares about private and secure smart or cellphone activity? Special

Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project has released a research report on mobile privacy. In particular, this report includes Pew’s first-ever investigation into how cell owners deal with privacy concerns in the context of mobile apps

Most American adults experience annoying cellphone glitches

Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project has released a new study on problems and annoying and uninvited interference experienced by mobile phone users.

Pew survey: Rising number of Americans use cellphone to go online

A new survey shows over half of Americans use their cellphone to go online, and 17 percent of cellphone owners do most of their browsing via a mobile phone rather than use a computer or laptop.

Intermarriage on the rise in U.S. as people choose to 'marry out'

According to the Pew Research Center, there is a growing trend of people marrying others of a different race or ethnicity in some areas of the U.S.

Pew's new research on reading: adult Ebook consumption

New research results by Pew Research Centre show that reading is on the rise and is being prompted by the availabilty of e-books.The study shows that 21% of Americans have read an e-book.

New research: The future of the Internet — Will the web die out?

New research published by Pew Research Center and Elon University focuses on how the popularity of apps, tablets and smartphones could alter the way people access and consume information in the future and question whether the web can survive the upsurge.

Report: Average U.S. teenager sends, receives 60 texts per day

Los Angeles - A new report from the Pew Research Center shows that the average American teenager sends and receives approximately 60 text messages each day. It found that three quarters of all teenagers text message.

Report: Will online digital lifestyles change our brains? Special

Pew Research Center together with Elon University investigated whether young people growing up in today’s internet world will demand instant gratification and make hasty, superficial choices or have analytical minds and become good at making decisions?

Who advertises on top news websites? New research study from Pew

Washington - New research on digital advertising content in the news business shows that top news websites have had little success in persuading advertisers to move to online advertising from traditional platforms; the financial industry leads in digital ads.

Study: Twitter, blogs hold negative views of U.S. 2012 contenders

Washington - Texas Republican Congressman Ron Paul has had a massive Internet following since he ran for president in 2008. A new study suggests that the libertarian-leaning congressman is quite popular on Twitter and blogs. As for the other candidates? Not so much.

Majority in Egypt want peace treaty with Israel scrapped

With the US State Department publicly urging Egyptians to retain the decades-old peace treaty with Israel, a new poll from the Pew Research Center says the majority in Egypt want to end the agreement.

Op-Ed: Pew Center Global warming poll- Media climate changing as well

This isn’t about the standard theory that ice caps melt for no reason and glaciers are just shy. A Pew Research Center poll has produced evidence of a nuanced spin and a cultural paradigm shift in media news handling of global warming.

Washington Post Ombudsman Confirms Obama Tilt

Deborah Howell, Ombudsman for The Washington Post admits that her survey of articles written at the Post confirm reader’s criticism that the Post tilted toward Obama in campaign coverage.
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