Category Archives: Pew Research

How much does science knowledge influence people’s views on climate change and energy issues?

By Cary Funk of Pew Research Center Many in the scientific community believe that if the American public were more informed about the science behind climate change and energy issues, people would hold views that aligned more closely with those … Continue reading

Posted in Climate, Controversial, Pew Research, Politics

Trump’s core support remains solid, but a significant minority of Republicans have soured, study finds

By David Lauter of the Los Angeles Times President Trump’s backing from his core supporters has been famously solid — Trump himself once joked that he could shoot someone on New York’s Fifth Avenue without jeopardizing their votes. But that … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Pew Research, polls

Americans are far more religious than adults in other wealthy nations

By Dalia Fahmy of Pew Research In 1966, Time magazine famously examined whether the United States was on a path to secularization when it published its now-iconic “Is God Dead?” cover. However, the question proved premature: The U.S. remains a … Continue reading

Posted in Pew Research, polls, Religion, United States

Distinguishing Between Factual and Opinion Statements in the News

By Amy Mitchell, Jeffrey Gottfried, Michael Barthel and Nami Sumida of Pew Research In today’s fast-paced and complex information environment, news consumers must make rapid-fire judgments about how to internalize news-related statements – statements that often come in snippets and … Continue reading

Posted in Journalism, Media, Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Gender discrimination comes in many forms for today’s working women

By Kim Parker and Cary Funk of Pew Research About four-in-ten working women (42%) in the United States say they have faced discrimination on the job because of their gender. They report a broad array of personal experiences, ranging from … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Discrimination, Fairness, Gender Gap, Pew Research, United States, Women