About half of tablet owners (53%) get news on their tablet every day, and they read long articles as well as headlines. Consuming news ranks as one of the most popular activities on the tablet, about as popular as sending and receiving email (54% email daily on their tablet), and more popular than social networking (39%), gaming (30%), reading books (17%) or watching movies and videos (13%). The only activity more popular is browsing the web (67%). Read More

Russell Heimlich  is a former web developer at Pew Research Center.