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.

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 27, 2007

Online News Audience

Pew Internet, Pew Research, and McKinsey analysts all come to similar conclusions: the online news space is active and ripe for innovation.

UncategorizedFebruary 6, 2007

Election Newshounds Speak Up

Americans flocked in record numbers to their favorite media sources for political news last fall. In this report, fans of newspaper, TV and online news sites tell how and why they differ.

UncategorizedSeptember 20, 2006

More Americans turn to the internet for news about politics

On a typical day in August, 26 million Americans were using the internet for news or information about politics and the upcoming mid-term elections.

UncategorizedMay 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.

UncategorizedMay 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.

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.