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

UncategorizedDecember 23, 2010

Politics goes mobile

More than a quarter of American adults – 26% – used their cell phones to learn about or participate in the 2010 mid-term election campaign.

UncategorizedDecember 2, 2010

Trends in Online Government

Senior Research Specialist Aaron Smith discussed the Pew Internet Project’s findings related to e-government at Digital Government Institute’s annual conference.

UncategorizedApril 27, 2010

Government Online

The internet gives citizens new paths to government services and information.

UncategorizedFebruary 24, 2010

Millennials: Confident. Connected. Open to Change.

The latest in a series of reports about the Millennial Generation, from Pew Social and Demo…

UncategorizedOctober 15, 2009

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.