CommentaryJune 5, 2009

Gen Next Squeezed By Recession, But Most See Better Times Ahead

Methodology ReportsMay 15, 2006

The Cell Phone Challenge to Survey Research

Summary of Findings A growing number of Americans rely solely on a cell phone for their telephone service, and many more are considering giving up their landline phones. This trend presents a challenge to public opinion polling, which typically relies on a random sample of the population of landline subscribers. A new study of the […]

CommentaryFebruary 21, 2006

Youth and War

PublicationsJanuary 11, 2004

Cable and Internet Loom Large in Fragmented Political News Universe

Summary of Findings The 2004 presidential campaign is continuing the long-term shift in how the public gets its election news. Television news remains dominant, but there has been further erosion in the audience for broadcast TV news. The Internet, a relatively minor source for campaign news in 2000, is now on par with such traditional […]

CommentaryJuly 1, 2002

Young People are Reading–Everything but Newspapers

by Andrew Kohut for Columbia Journalism Review

CommentaryMarch 7, 2002

Public Opinion Six Months Later

Nationhood, Internationalism Lifted

CommentaryJanuary 15, 2002

Young People up to Speed on Terrorism News

by Andrew Kohut for America Online

PublicationsJune 28, 1990

The Age of Indifference

Report Summary In the days when LBJ was President, the phrase “generation gap” summed up the contrasting political and social values of young Americans and their elders. Today, a new but different generation gap exists. A major comparative examination of what young people know, what they pay attention to, and what media they use reveals […]