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 …
Obama’s YouTube moment
Barack Obama makes an early play for “YouTube moment of the 2008 campaign”
Political loyalty programs
Campaign swag and the political network effects of the internet
Election 2006 Online
Twice as many Americans used the internet as their primary source of news about the 2006 campaign compared with the most recent mid-term election in 2002.
Robo-calls in the 2006 campaign
64% of registered voters received recorded telephone messages in the final stages of the 2006 mid-term election.
As we’ve seen during this election season, participating online can also motivate users to participate offline.
The impact of the internet on politics
Is the internet the lever for direct democracy? Or is it a wedge for political polarization? An assessment of the first 10 years of online politics.
The Politics of Spam
Data on how Americans’ feel about emails from politicians or interest groups.
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….
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.