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INTERNET PORNOGRAPHY PERVASIVE AND TROUBLING; WEB USE PLATEAUS WITH STATUS GAP REMAINING

The Internet is a portal to discovery unbounded by geography and time. But for many New Jerseyans it is also an unwanted window to a seamy side of life. Better than 6 in 10 regular Internet users have encountered pornography while simply browsing the web; a similar number have received pornography from an unsolicited e-mail. … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 23, 2003, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS ON THE WEB

New Jerseyans are cruising the information super-highway in higher numbers than ever before. Seven-in-ten New Jerseyans now have a home computer where they live, and three out of every five use a computer from home or work to go on-line at least weekly. Despite this relative saturation, however, large gaps in access remain: older and … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 18, 2001, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGY & THE INTERNET IN DAILY LIFE

With but a few days to a new year, decade, century, and according to some, millennium, it is easy to get lost in the hype of numbers. But here is one number that, we believe, is real, will endure and is important: the last Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll conducted at the turn of the century finds a … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am December 29, 1999, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE FUTURE OF WORK LIFE IN NEW JERSEY: OPTIMISM LACED WITH CONCERNS

The work world is changing in dramatic fashion as we enter the new century. Looking ahead. New Jerseyans envision the future of work much as they have experienced the recent past–less job security and more stress, but more flexibility, and Thank God. computers and technological innovation.  

Posted at 12:01 am December 28, 1999, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

LATE 20TH CENTURY INNOVATIONS AND CHANGES: TECHNOLOGY RULES; SOCIETY DROOLS

Looking back over the past quarter century, New Jerseyans are clearly happy with where technological innovation has led them. They enthusiastically embrace computers, the internet. television, cellular phones and even voice mail menus for businesses. State residents are less enamored with other, more human-led changes in society in the recent past. They bemoan a greater … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am December 12, 1999, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

IN NEW JERSEY – WHO’S SURFING THE NET?

About 1-in-4 New Jersey households has someone who has used the Internet or some type of on-line computer services to connect with electronic bulletin boards, information services, or with other computers.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 6, 1996, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll