Are opportunities for online engagement bringing new voices into the civic debate?
Aaron Smith discusses the role the Internet plays in opening civic and political debate to historically underrepresented groups.
The Internet and Civic Engagement
Just as in offline politics, the well-off and well-educated are especially likely to participate in online activities that mirror offline forms of engagement. But there are hints that social media may alter this pattern.
The Internet’s Role in Campaign 2008
A majority of American adults went online in 2008 to keep informed about political developments and to get involved with the election.
The Annotated Inauguration
Yesterday’s inauguration was the first to be fully digitized, annotated and archived online.
Our Voter Engagement Report in the Press
Ars Technica has a great write-up of our recent Voter Engagement report.