UncategorizedJanuary 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 …

UncategorizedJanuary 4, 2008

Obama’s YouTube moment

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

UncategorizedAugust 30, 2007

Political loyalty programs

Campaign swag and the political network effects of the internet

UncategorizedJanuary 17, 2007

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.

UncategorizedDecember 20, 2006

Robo-calls in the 2006 campaign

64% of registered voters received recorded telephone messages in the final stages of the 2006 mid-term election.

UncategorizedNovember 10, 2006

Participation 2.0

As we’ve seen during this election season, participating online can also motivate users to participate offline.

UncategorizedNovember 6, 2006

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.

UncategorizedMarch 7, 2005

The Politics of Spam

Data on how Americans’ feel about emails from politicians or interest groups.

UncategorizedMarch 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….

UncategorizedMarch 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.