13 million Americans made donations online after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
9% of online Americans made donations on the internet to relief efforts and 7 million set up their own hurricane relief efforts using the internet.
Online newspapers gain a foothold
New research shows that the Web sites of newspapers are gaining ground.
White Smoke and the Pope Blog
Despite the rapturous speed with which the news of the newly elected Pope disseminated in digital bits and bytes throughout the world today, the source that first announced the breaking story was the same brick-and-mortar reporter we’ve relied on …
Young people with broadband at home have distinctive news consumption habits
Are we entering an era of “user-generated” online content? We may not quite be there. But if you look at how young people with high-speed connections interface with the news, the phrase “news consumers” doesn’t capture what these people do when th…
Americans’ Consumption of News & Information
This presentation shows pattern of online news consumption, with particular emphasis on how high-speed internet connections help shift the center of news consumption closer to the online world, especially for young internet users.
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.
The internet and election night
11% of American internet users followed the returns on election night online.
Political documentaries in 2004
“Fahrenheit 9-11” had broad political reach: 31% of adult Americans saw a political documentary last year