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 yearâ€™s campaign season.
Internet as Unique News Source
Millions go online for news and images not covered in the mainstream press. But many are repulsed by what they see.
The Internet and the Iraq war
In the early days of the war with Iraq, 77% of online Americans used the Internet in some connection with the war. They went online to get information about the war, to learn and share differing opinions about the conflict, to send and receive emails about events, to express their views and to offer prayers.
Counting on the Internet: Most find the information they seek, expect
Americans expect to find what they are looking for online in news, health care, government information, and shopping.
The Internet and Collecting the History of the Present
This speech covers our findings related to how people used the Internet just after the 9/11 terror attacks and our follow-up survey.
The Commons of the Tragedy: How the Internet was used by millions after the terror attacks
The most significant development online after the attack has been the outpouring of grief, prayerful communication, information dissemination through email, and political commentary.
How Americans Used the Internet After the Terror Attack
The Internet was not a primary resource for news for most Americans after the terror attacks, but was a helpful supplement to TV and the telephone; many found it useful for expressing their sorrow and anger.
Internet Election News Audience Seeks Convenience, Familiar Names
As the audience for online campaign news has expanded—increasing fourfold over the past four years—it has gone more mainstream in its preferences and pursuits.