UncategorizedOctober 13, 2005

Prizes for civic activism

Possibly in an internet first, a political group is offering a big prize — $100,000 — for political reform ideas.

UncategorizedMay 16, 2005

Buzz, Blogs, and Beyond

Experimental research from the Pew Internet & American Life Project and BuzzMetrics suggests that political bloggers can make an impact on politics, but they often follow the lead of politicians and journalists.

UncategorizedMay 16, 2005

Buzz, Blogs, and Beyond: the Internet and National Discourse in the Fall of 2004

Experimental research from the Pew Internet & American Life Project and BuzzMetrics suggests that political bloggers can make an impact on politics, but they often follow the lead of politicians and journalists.

UncategorizedMarch 7, 2005

The Politics of Spam

Data on how Americans’ feel about emails from politicians or interest groups.

UncategorizedMarch 6, 2005

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….

UncategorizedMarch 6, 2005

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.

UncategorizedFebruary 25, 2005

It’s Never Too Early to Think About 2008

Even though we are less than three months removed from the beginning of President Bush’s second term, political activists are already thinking about the presidential election of 2008.

UncategorizedFebruary 11, 2005

Borking Goes Digital

Borking Goes Digital – The dredging up and spreading around of the negative information is now done by many people, and the internet footprints left by a target’s use of the medium has become a valuable source of evidence.

UncategorizedFebruary 4, 2005

Live Blogging

Why wait for the next day to comment on the State of the Union when you can blog in real-time?

UncategorizedJanuary 30, 2005

The internet and election night

11% of American internet users followed the returns on election night online.