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Trust Magazine

Trust features articles on Pew’s research, advocacy and other activities that seek to harness the power of knowledge to address some of society’s most pressing challenges. It also includes columns highlighting evaluations of Pew’s work, listings of recent accomplishments, and a commentary by President and CEO Rebecca Rimel. The magazine, launched in 1998, is written by professional journalists and Pew staff members and is published twice a year.

AUG 12, 2009

Trust Magazine, Summer 2009

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Notes from the President: Preparation (Summer 2009 Trust Magazine)

Introduction to the Summer 2009 issue of Trust magazine by Pew's President Rebecca Rimel.

Measuring the Dream (Summer 2009 Trust Magazine article)

The Economic Mobility Project assesses the status of the American Dream and defines the factors that will enable more people to share in it.

Always Relevant, Surprisingly Timely: A Q&A with John Morton (Summer 2009 Trust Magazine article)

A Q&A with John Morton, who leads Pew's new Economic Policy program and its studies of the U.S. economy.

Monuments Writ in Water (Summer 2009 Trust Magazine article)

The Pew Environment Group's Global Ocean Legacy program led the effort to create a marine national monument at the Marianas Trench.

Bleak House (Summer 2009 Trust Magazine article)

Will the kind of journalism that democracy needs survive? The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism describes the field's profound changes.

Elementary (Summer 2009 Trusts Magazine article)

Tom Ferrick examines the significance of "The Elements of Journalism: What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect," a book by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel.

Lessons Learned: Stopping High Seas Bottom Trawling (Summer 2009 Trust Magazine article)

Pew's Planning and Evaluation department designed an evaluation plan to assess the effectiveness of the high seas bottom trawling campaign’s strategy.

Return on Investment (Summer 2009 Trust Magazine)

A new section featuring some of Pew's recent accomplishments.

On the Record (Summer 2009 Trust Magazine perspective)

Pew's experts speak on the issues.

Charles Darwin’s Theory at 150 (Summer 2009 Trust Magazine perspective)

Two hundred years after Charles Darwin’s birth and 150 years after his groundbreaking "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection," the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life undertook an ambitious look at the history of the battle over evolution in the United States.

Awards for Pew Biomedical Scholar Rachel Wilson and Scholars program advisor Roger Tsien (Summer 2009 Trust Magazine perspective)

Pew Biomedical Scholar Rachel I. Wilson, Ph.D. (Class of 2005), an assistant professor of neurobiology at Harvard Medical School, has won a MacArthur Foundation fellowship, and a member of the Pew Scholars Program’s National Advisory Committee, Roger Y. Tsien, Ph.D., has won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

The Star-Spangled Banner (Summer 2009 Trust Magazine perspective)

The Star-Spangled Banner yet waves at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, thanks to an undertaking supported in part by Pew.

Pew’s D.C. Conference Center (Summer 2009 Trust Magazine perspective)

Ensuring that the nonprofit community has a convening place to call its own within earshot of national policy makers and opinion leaders is the purpose of The Pew Charitable Trusts’ new state-of-the-art D.C. Conference Center at 901 E Street, NW.

Pew Fellowships in the Arts’ Film (Summer 2009 Trust Magazine perspective)

The Pew Fellowships in the Arts program produces films that featuring new fellows in five-minute segments, homing in on their art, their wider lives, and their interaction with the Philadelphia community that is their home.

Past Issues

Trust recently covered the Pew Environment Group’s efforts to protect the Canadian boreal forest, the Pew Research Center’s study of the millennial generation, the Pew Center on the States’ work on the fiscal challenges facing the states, an evaluation of Pew’s efforts to improve foster care and how Pew aided credit card reform.

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