UncategorizedJune 19, 2008

Campaign ’08 Online

Lee Rainie appeared on the NewsHour to discuss the findings.

UncategorizedJune 17, 2008

China’s earthquake and internet

People say the Chinese internet is mostly an entertainment network. But looking at what happened online during the aftermath of the Sichuan earthquake reveals a Chinese internet with a depth and soul and much, much more.

UncategorizedJune 15, 2008

Information Therapy Conference

The Information Therapy conference just ended on Friday and my head is buzzing with a few favorite moments.

UncategorizedJune 15, 2008

The Internet and the 2008 Election

A record-breaking 46% of Americans have already used the internet for politics this election season and Barack Obama’s backers have an edge.

UncategorizedJune 3, 2008

Polling in the age of the cell phone

Mobile phone users have a different technology profile from landline phone users.

UncategorizedMay 24, 2008

Polling in the age of cell phones

UncategorizedMay 23, 2008

Old media and new media blur just a little more

In what could be considered a further blurring of traditional media and new forms of digital media, this weekend’s cover story in the New York Times Magazine features the intimate autobiographical account of Emily Gould, blogger and former Gawker …

UncategorizedMay 21, 2008

Dispatches and Data from China

Senior Research Fellow Deborah Fallows has been living in China for the past two years, sending us whimsical dispatches as well as in-depth reports about the impact of the internet on social life.

UncategorizedMay 19, 2008

China’s Earthquake on TV and on the Internet: Part II

Senior Research Fellow Deborah Fallows reports from China on how the earthquake recovery is portrayed on TV and on the internet.

UncategorizedMay 18, 2008

The Internet and Consumer Choice

The internet plays an important role in how people conduct research for purchases, but it is just one among a variety of sources people use and usually not the key factor in final purchasing decisions.