UncategorizedDecember 1, 2011

The new landscape for civics and politics (especially in mobile)

Lee Rainie gave a keynote address about the new civic and political landscape to a summit sponsored by the Pew Voter Information Project for state election officials and technology executives who help them.

UncategorizedOctober 4, 2011

Social Media and Civic Life

Director Lee Rainie presented findings from Pew Internet about the role of the internet, cell phones, and social media on civic life.

UncategorizedJune 28, 2011

How Social Networking Can Reinvigorate American Democracy and Civic Participation (with video & transcript)

A discussion forum focused on using social networking and digital tools to reinvigorate democracy and extend electronic engagement from campaigns and grassroots-activism to governance.

UncategorizedMay 12, 2011

Emerging Trends in E-Government

Senior Research Specialist Aaron Smith will discuss “Emerging Trends in E-Government” on a panel at the Digital Citizen Satisfaction Summit in Washington, DC.

UncategorizedMarch 17, 2011

The Internet and Campaign 2010

54% of adults used the internet for political purposes in the 2010 election cycle, far surpassing the 2006 midterm contest.

UncategorizedJanuary 27, 2011

22% of online Americans used social networking or Twitter for politics in 2010 campaign

Republicans catch up to Democrats in social media use for politics as social media became a regular part of the political environment in the 2010 midyear elections