The Coronavirus Disruption Project
(all released content)
On April 29, 2020, the Center for the Digital Future and the Interactive Advertising Bureau released the first comprehensive study of the social and personal impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Americans.
Titled “The Coronavirus Disruption Project: How We are Living and Coping During the Pandemic,” the study explores 100 questions involving views about life and behavior during since the coronavirus outbreak began, including emotional concerns, loneliness, anxiety, parenting, online education, media and entertainment, shopping behavior, political views, and the problems and benefits of working at home.
Study results, highlights, and overview
- Overall findings (April 29): press release with highlights
- Survey highlights (April 29): 10 activities missed or enjoyed during the pandemic: statistics
- Life at home during the coronavirus pandemic — men vs. women (May 21): press release
- Overview of the social impact of the coronavirus pandemic — key issues (May 20): PDF
- Working from home during the coronavirus pandemic (June 4): press release
- USA Today: Study: Americans trust Fauci more than Trump or their own governors
- Agence France-Presse: Americans find positives in lockdowns as anxiety soars — study
- MediaPost: IAB, USC Study Reveals Rapid Shifts In Consumer Behavior Due To COVID-19
- Yahoo News: Study — Americans trust Fauci more than Trump or their own governors
- Broadcasting & Cable: Some Media Habits May Stick After Crisis Passes
- Breitbart: Americans find positives in lockdown as anxiety soars: study