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    How and why we read helps to tell a story of who we are, what we do, and what our lives are like. The Pew Research Center issues nonpartisan data describing different trends within the current population of the United States and the world. Through their study about reading habits, they especially look to describe the preferred format and purpose for reading within different demographics. As our world continues into the age of technology, it’s interesting to see what difference these advancements have made and will continue to make going into the future of reading. Differing lifestyles and characteristics can greatly change a person’s reading tendencies and preferred method, as shown throughout the evidence from the Pew Research Center. When it comes to the different questions discussed, my reading habits are similar to those within my demographic. I have read read a print book, e-book, and listened to an audiobook in the last year, and so therefore have read on all of the formats listed within the study. However, I agree with the majority that prefers to read print books. I generally read both print and ebooks, which fits within the 28% of those who do as well. I do this more out of convenience rather than preference, because the only time I read e-books is when I am unable to find a physical copy of the book.…

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    He is a veteran newsman and pollster with more than 30 years of experience in newspaper journalism. Before joining the Pew Research Center, he served as polling editor, staff writer and columnist for The Washington Post. He serves on the executive council of the American Association for Public Opinion Research and on the board of directors for the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at the University of Connecticut. He has authored reports on veterans, the recession and the middle class…

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    Technology Argument Essay

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    When it comes to the argument of whether technology overall benefits this generation or inhibits it, Janna Anderson and Lee Rainie as well as Jennifer Gabriel have created articles that present efficient information on the two standpoints. Anderson, staff member at Elon University, and Rainie, member of the Pew Research Center, examine whether today’s younger generation has been altered from constant technology use in their article entitled “The Future of the Internet,” published in 2012.…

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    Stay At Home Dads Essay

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    In a family situation society has to adapt to the point at which the woman in the relationship could be the breadwinner and the man could stay at home and care for the children. When a parent stays at home to care for the children and do housework it is usually beneficial to the family’s happiness. In support of their research the Pew Research Center says, “only 8% said children are better off if their father is home and doesn’t work. On the other hand, 34% of adults said children are just as…

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    Social Media And Politics

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    Social Media is Helping Presidential Candidates Social media has grown exponentially during the last years. Twitter, Facebook, and other social networks are now the main source of where people get their news. Politicians take advantage of the new technology and use it in their favor for campaigning. In the 2012 election between Obama and Mitt Romney, Obama had a lead in digital activity. According to Pew Research Center, “Obama campaign published 614 posts during the two weeks examined…

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    Civil Rights For Minors

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    The right to be forgotten, or the right to have personal information deleted from the internet and/or any other devices, ought to be a civil right for minors due to the foolish mistakes of minors, the backlash of past relationships, and the criminal records of juveniles are already being expunged. A common thought that doesn’t cross the average internet users mind is, the permanency of their posts and/or actions. This trend occurs mostly in minors up to the age of twenty-one. According to the…

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    The Bitter Pill Essay

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    mechanisms (that we [the government] are not going to tell you [the public] about) to make sure we [the government] do not violate your [the public’s] rights” (The Editorial Board, 2013). Since the government always respond to the public with this sort of irresponsible remarks, the public would eventually be pessimistic about the authority. Having a pessimistic view on the government, the people in America felt some concern about their privacy. According to a survey of Americans’ attitude…

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    Millennials did not go through the same difficulty that Baby Boomer went through during the 20th century. However, according to the United States Chamber of Commerce, Millennials are more tolerant of races and groups than any previous generation, with 45 percent versus 19 percent agreeing with special treatment to improve the position of minorities (Glosser 2016). Millennials are more outspoken about each of their own thoughts, feelings, and are more likely to protest any form of hate speech…

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    This leaves the other 4.9 percent of the student’s which are two races, Black, American Indian, and Pacific Islander. The third demographic in this community is non-working parents. There is a large number of non-working parents in this community. This community has a 12 percent unemployment rate. A few causes for the majority of non-working parents would be, the rural area, and the average commute being approximately 36 minutes. Another could be because of the expense of child care for…

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    authors have conflicting data and contradict each other, they can paint a larger picture since both of their conclusions add to how political polarization happens. In “Political Polarization in the American Public” the Pew Research Center created a massive survey to analyze American political identities. “Today, 92% of Republicans are to the right of the median Democrat, and 94% of Democrats are to the left of the median Republican.” The data from the survey shows a large divide in ideologies…

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