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April 25, 2012 The Pew Research Center recently released their annual update on the State of the News Media. Not surprisingly, the main theme is the continuing shift of news consumption to digital, particularly mobile, platforms.
April 17, 2012 Arbitron and Edison Research just released the 2012 edition of The Infinite Dial study - the 20th report in the series that "provide estimates of emerging digital platforms and their impact on media landscape.
September 2, 2011 Consumers consistently attempt to keep pace with developing digital technologies by creating new ways to navigate through the computer or mobile devices. However, these new technologies develop at breakneck speeds thus the consumer may feel as if they are lagging behind everyone else...
July 5, 2011 NPR currently presents health stories in a blog called "Shots." Presenting the information in a different, non-news story way, Shots provides current and breaking news on personal health, public health, and health policy.
June 27, 2011 Until I started working in public radio, I had never heard actual people use the word schadenfreude. I suppose the intellectuals in public radio just like to break out the big foreign words to exhibit their exposure world cultures. Or, perhaps as the definition hints...
May 3, 2011 Sometimes it is surprising for people to find out that public radio listeners are very tech savvy and embrace new technology. But when you really think about it are these findings surprising? No, not really. .
February 22, 2011 The journey of understanding audio engagement across all of NPR's mobile applications begins with a single step.
November 15, 2010 Do NPR iPhone News App users like to read stories or listen to stories? Does one activity preclude the other or do they feed off of each other?
September 30, 2010 NPR Research publishes the results of its survey of NPR Twitter users, conducted in late August and early September 2010.
August 25, 2010 Wired Magazine claims that the Web is Dead but NPR's Web Metrics Analyst, Sondra Russell, says that the numbers tell a different story.
August 18, 2010 AIR examines the use of NPR by the hour across weekdays and weekends.
August 3, 2010 A look at the results of a survey administered to fans of NPR on Facebook.
July 28, 2010 NPR's Audience Research group has found at least one valuable research use of Twitter: to fill in last-minute research interview cancellations.
July 20, 2010 As researchers we are naturally curious and increasingly involved in monitoring the audiences of NPR’s many platforms.
July 12, 2010 Some results of usability testing on a forthcoming series of blogs.
June 24, 2010 Public HD Makes May Arbitron Ratings
May 18, 2010 Early this month we surveyed some of the first NPR fans to purchase the iPad to gain insight on how they experienced NPR through the iPad browser and app.
May 12, 2010 Users of the NPR iPad app are overwhelmingly male... so far.
April 19, 2010 I was reading up on the latest State of the News Media: 2010, published by the Pew Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ) each year, and I noticed the chapter regarding new media.
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April 8, 2010 NPR takes on a new method of getting feedback on and improving NPR.org.
March 30, 2010 NPR's Audience Insight & Research group examines how Weekend Edition's use of social media has affected how listeners engage with the program.
Results from a survey on NPR Listens, n=890
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March 26, 2010 People are hoping the iPad can fit into more than just an office or a living room environment, according to a survey of NPR listeners. There is a decidedly more leisurely bent to the responses than one might see for how laptops are used at home.
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