Posts Tagged ‘ Pew Internet ’

Latest New Media Stats May Surprise You

Dec 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Story, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcasting, Streaming Video, The New Media Update

Pew Internet has a new report out today, Generations 2010, that looks at Americans’ daily use of the Internet. While some of the findings are just what you’d expect [more young people are accessing the Internet via mobile devices like phones and laptops? Gee!], other results of the study were somewhat unexpected. Following up on […]

Internet Now More Popular Than Newspapers For News

Mar 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Citizen Media, General

The Internet is now a more popular source of news than newspapers, according to a new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project and Project for Excellence in Journalism. The internet is now the third most-popular news platform, behind local and national television news and ahead of national print newspapers, […]

More Adults Getting Social On The Internet

Jan 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, Internet TV, Video

Adult use of social networking sites has more than quadrupled in the past four years – from 8% in 2005 to 35% now – according to a report by Pew Internet. Highlights of the research report: While media coverage and policy attention focus heavily on how children and young adults use social network sites, adults […]

Internet Overtakes Newspapers As News Source In 2008

Dec 26th, 2008 | By | Category: Podcasting Research, Podcasting Statistics

The internet has surpassed all other media, except television, as a main source for national and international news. According to Pew Research, 40% say they get most of their news about national and international issues from the internet, up from just 24% in September 2007. Television continues to be cited most frequently as a main […]

Dedicated Podcast Audience Up 300%

Aug 29th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Story, Podcasting, Podcasting Research, Podcasting Statistics

Podcasting continues to grow by leaps and bounds, with the total audience for podcasts increasing by 58% in under two years.

The dedicated podcast audience – those that download podcasts every day – has gone up 300% in the same time.

People Trading Traditional Media News Sources For New Media

Aug 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Story, General

New research shows that people are relentlessly moving from traditional media – including newspaper, radio & television – to Internet-based news sources.

In the last ten years, the percent of people getting their news from the Internet has tripled, while the radio and newspaper news audience has declined 14% and the television news audience has declined 9%!

US Broadband Penetration Jumps 17%, But Digital Divide Growing

Jul 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: General, Podcasting Research, Podcasting Statistics

55% of all adult Americans now have a high-speed internet connection at home, according to a May 2008 survey conducted by the Pew Internet & American Life Project: The percentage of Americans with broadband at home has grown from 47% in early 2007 and 42% in early 2005. Among individuals who use the internet at […]

Boys More Likely To Vlog, But Girls Are Supercommunicators

Dec 19th, 2007 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Podcasting Research, Podcasting Statistics, Streaming Video, Video

Pew Internet released an interesting report earlier this week that looks at Teens and Social Media. According to Pew, more teenagers than ever are creating content online. Here are the highlights: 64% of online teenagers ages 12 to 17 engaging in at least one type of content creation, up from 57% of online teens in […]