CommentaryFebruary 1, 2010

Olympics Bridge Gender Divide In Sports Interest

CommentaryFebruary 6, 2008

Where Men and Women Differ in Following the News

A look at the public’s news interests over the past year shows continuing differences between women and men in the types of news stories that they follow very closely. Women consistently express more interest than men in stories about weather, health and safety, natural disasters and tabloid news. Men are more interested than women in […]

CommentaryMay 13, 2004

Global Gender Gaps

By Nicole Speulda and Mary McIntosh

CommentaryOctober 29, 2003

Global Gender Gaps

Women Like Their Lives Better

CommentaryApril 25, 2000

The Public Affairs Gender Gap

In addition to regularly tracking news interest, the Pew Research Center has periodically tested the public’s knowledge of news and current events by including “information” questions on many of its surveys. These information questions are designed to provide insight into how extensively major news stories are understood and absorbed by the public. They cover a […]

PublicationsMay 17, 1997

Ten Years of the Pew News Interest Index

Survey Findings An analysis of public attentiveness to more than 500 news stories over the last ten years confirms that the American public pays relatively little attention to many of the serious news stories of the day. The major exceptions to this rule are stories dealing with natural and man-made disasters and U.S. military actions. […]

PublicationsMarch 9, 1995

Who Turned Out in 1990 and 1994

Report Summary Who turned out and who tuned into the 1994 Congressional election and campaign.