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The Pew Research Center
Pew Research Center
is a nonpartisan American fact tank based in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
It provides information on social issues, public opinion, and demographic trends shaping the United States
United States
and the world.[2] It also conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis, and other empirical social science research. The Pew Research Center
Pew Research Center
does not take policy positions, and is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts.[3][4]

Contents

1 History 2 Funding 3 Research areas 4 References 5 External links

History[edit] In 1990, the Times Mirror Company founded the Times Mirror Center for the People & the Press as a research project, tasked with conducting polls on politics and policy. Andrew Kohut
Andrew Kohut
became its director in 1993, and The Pew Charitable Trusts
The Pew Charitable Trusts
became its primary sponsor in 1996, when it was renamed the Pew Research Center
Pew Research Center
for the People & the Press.[5] In 2004, the trust established the Pew Research Center
Pew Research Center
in Washington, D.C. In 2013, Kohut stepped down as president and became founding director, and Alan Murray became the second president of the center.[6] In October 2014, Michael Dimock, a 14-year veteran of the Pew Research Center, was named president.[7] Funding[edit] The Pew Research Center
Pew Research Center
is a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization and a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts, its primary funder.[4][8] Some projects are funded by the Evangelical Protestant John Templeton Foundation.[9] Research areas[edit] The Center's research is divided into nine areas:[1]

U.S. Politics & Policy Journalism & Media Internet & Technology Science & Society Religion & Public Life Hispanic Trends Global Attitudes & Trends Social & Demographic
Demographic
Trends Research Methodology

References[edit]

^ a b "About Pew Research Center". Pew Research Center. Retrieved 26 March 2014.  ^ "About Pew Research Center". Pew Research Center. 2010-03-25. Retrieved 2017-01-25.  ^ Lesley, Alison (May 18, 2015). "Pew Research Finds Jews & Hindus are More Educated & Richer". World Religion News. Retrieved 2015-12-28.  ^ a b "Company Overview of The Pew Charitable Trusts". Bloomberg L.P. December 29, 2015. Retrieved 2015-12-29.  ^ "Our History". Pew Research Center. Retrieved 2016-02-21.  ^ Memmott, Mark (November 2, 2012). "Alan Murray Of 'The Wall Street Journal' Named Pew Research Center's President". National Public Radio. Retrieved 2015-12-28.  ^ Massella, Nick (October 14, 2014). "Michael Dimock Named President of Pew Research Center". FishbowlDC. Retrieved 2015-12-28.  ^ "Company Overview of The Pew Charitable Trusts". 501c3Lookup.org. Retrieved 2015-12-29.  ^ Pew Research Center. The Global Religious Landscape: A Report on the Size and Distribution of the World’s Major Religious Groups as of 2010. (December 2012). p. 7. Quote: "This effort is part of the Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures project, which analyzes religious change and its impact on societies around the world. The project is jointly and generously funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John Templeton Foundation".

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