Report Apr. 15, 2009

The Internet’s Role in Campaign 2008

A majority of American adults went online in 2008 to keep informed about political developments and to get involved with the election.

Commentary Nov. 4, 2008

Internet Now Major Source of Campaign News

TV continues to dominate the media landscape, but the internet now rivals newspapers as a main source for campaign news.

Commentary Jun. 19, 2008

Campaign ’08 Online

Lee Rainie appeared on the NewsHour to discuss the findings.

Report Jun. 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.

Report Jan. 11, 2008

The Internet Gains in Politics

The internet is living up to its potential as a major source for news about the presidential campaign. Nearly a quarter of Americans (24%) say they regularly learn something about the campaign from the internet, almost the double the percentage from …

Commentary Jan. 4, 2008

Obama’s YouTube moment

Barack Obama makes an early play for “YouTube moment of the 2008 campaign”

Commentary Feb. 25, 2005

It’s Never Too Early to Think About 2008

Even though we are less than three months removed from the beginning of President Bush’s second term, political activists are already thinking about the presidential election of 2008.