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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.
In 1990, Donald S. Kellermann was named to serve as the first director of what was initially known as the Times Mirror Center. It was then part of the opinion polling operation run by Times Mirror, the parent of the Los Angeles Times. In January 2013, Alan Murray, a former deputy managing editor of the Wall Street Journal, replaced Andrew Kohut as President of the Pew Research Center. The Center receives funding from The Pew Charitable Trusts. with a supplemental grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
The center has seven research projects:
- Pew Research Center for the People & the Press
- Pew Research Center’s Journalism Project
- Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project
- Pew Research Center’s Religion & Public Life Project
- Pew Research Center’s Hispanic Trends Project
- Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project
- Pew Research Center’s Social & Demographic Trends Project