Pew Research Center

Pew Charitable Trusts Report
8:59 pm
Mon August 18, 2014

High Health Insurance Premiums For Illinois State Workers

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A national report by the Pew Charitable Trusts showed state workers in Illinois pay one of the highest rates in the nation for health insurance premiums.

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Shop Talk – March 19
2:24 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

The State of the News Media

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the Pew Research Center’s 2013 State of the News Media report.

The study found newsroom staffs are shrinking, as are audiences. The RTDNA pointed out the survey discovered nearly one-third of news consumers have stopped turning to a particular new outlet because they were no longer getting the reporting they were accustomed to.

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Shop Talk – November 6
11:39 am
Tue November 6, 2012

How Voters Followed the Presidential Campaign

The panelists talk about a study that found Americans used nearly every news platform available in the weeks before the November 6 election.

The study was done by the Pew Research Center.  It said the biggest gains came on the Internet – both to the websites of traditional news sources and those native to the web. Television was found to be the most useful source of campaign news.

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