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Trust and mistrust in Americans’ views of scientific experts

This research shows that more Americans have confidence in scientists, but there are political divides over the role of scientific experts in policy issues.
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Publics in emerging economies worry social media sow division, even as they offer new chances for political engagement

This survey report finds that exposure to false or incorrect information is a key concern for people in eleven emerging economies, with many social media users reporting being regularly exposed to misinformation when using online platforms.
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Mobile connectivity in emerging economies

After more than a decade of studying the spread and impact of digital life in the United States, Pew Research Center has intensified its exploration of the impact of online connectivity among populations in emerging economies – where the prospect of swift cultural change propelled...
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Internet connectivity seen as having positive impact on life in sub-Saharan Africa

According to this new Pew Research Center analysis, most sub-Saharan Africans feel positively about the role the internet plays in their country. Large majorities say the increasing use of the internet has had a good influence on education in their country, and half or more...