Pew Research Center


The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan American think tank based in Washington, D.C., that provides information on social issues, public opinion, and demographic trends shaping the United States and the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis, and other empirical social science research. It does not take explicit policy positions. It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Management

In 2004, The Pew Charitable Trusts established the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C. with Andrew Kohut as its first president. In 2013, Kohut stepped down and became founding director, and Alan Murray became the second president of the center.[1] In October 2014, Michael Dimock, a 14-year veteran of the Pew Research Center, was named president.[2]

Funding

The Pew Research Center is a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization and a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts, its primary funder.

Research areas

The Center's research is divided into seven areas.[3]

  • U.S. Politics & Policy
  • Journalism & Media
  • Internet, Science & Tech
  • Religion & Public Life
  • Hispanic Trends
  • Global Attitudes & Trends
  • Social & Demographic Trends

References

  1. ^ http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2012/11/02/164189724/alan-murray-of-the-wall-street-journal-named-pew-research-centers-president
  2. ^ http://www.adweek.com/fishbowldc/michael-dimock-named-president-of-pew-research-center/134203
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External links

  • Official website
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts