PresentationsMay 16, 2005

Buzz, Blogs, and Beyond: the Internet and National Discourse in the Fall of 2004

Experimental research from the Pew Internet & American Life Project and BuzzMetrics suggests that political bloggers can make an impact on politics, but they often follow the lead of politicians and journalists.

CommentaryMay 16, 2005

Buzz, Blogs, and Beyond

Experimental research from the Pew Internet & American Life Project and BuzzMetrics suggests that political bloggers can make an impact on politics, but they often follow the lead of politicians and journalists.

Multi-section ReportsMarch 6, 2005

The Internet and Campaign 2004

75 million Americans used the internet in the last campaign to get political news and information, discuss candidates and debate issues in emails, or participate directly in the political process by volunteering or giving contributions to candidates….

Multi-section ReportsMarch 6, 2005

Commentary on the impact of the internet on the 2004 election

The internet made a difference in the campaign because of the multiple ways it can be used. This commentary accompanies a report on the internet and the election.

CommentaryJanuary 30, 2005

The internet and election night

11% of American internet users followed the returns on election night online.

Multi-section ReportsJanuary 24, 2005

Political documentaries in 2004

“Fahrenheit 9-11” had broad political reach: 31% of adult Americans saw a political documentary last year

CommentaryJanuary 17, 2005

Email and the 2004 Campaign

One in ten internet users signed up for political newsletters and news alerts during campaign 2004.

Multi-section ReportsOctober 27, 2004

The Internet and Democratic Debate

As wired Americans increasingly go online for political news and commentary, we find that the internet is contributing to a wider awareness of political views during this year’s campaign season.

CommentaryOctober 15, 2004

Political Online Advertising Update

DNC Post-debate ads assure that October will be a record month in political online ad spending

Multi-section ReportsOctober 3, 2004

Presidential Campaign Ads Online

The presidential campaign world today regards the internet as an asset for fund-raising, voter-profiling, and insider communicating, but not for advertising, according to the first-ever systematic study of online political ads.