Listserv Campaigning Heats Up
A flap over Der Führer shows how new technology is changing grassroots politicking…
Harnessing E-Government: A Primer on Citizen Habits
The major portals of Web traffic played a late, mild, yet remarkably sophisticated role in the proceedings. Some 22% of Internet users searched the Internet for campaign news during the 2002 mid-term election, but they were somewhat less successfu…
Online campaigners, citizens, and portals in the 2002 elections
Email has become an increasingly popular and potent tool for political communication in America.
What online citizens like to see and do
The Internet offers a variety of activities to the online citizenry. The survey asked whether respondents ever engaged in eleven of them, and this table displays the results.
Modest increase in Internet use for campaign 2002
More Americans used the Internet to get campaign information in 2002 than during the last midterm election four years ago.
The Rise of the E-Citizen
Covers our basic findings related to how people use government Web sites.
Cities Online: Urban Development and the Internet
This report examines how institutions in five cities (Austin, Texas; Cleveland, Ohio; Nashville, Tennessee; Portland, Oregon and Washington, D.C.) are adapting to the Internet as an economic development and community-building tool. The experiences in these communities suggests that the Internet is best used to encourage bottom-up initiatives, encourage and nurture catalytic individuals in communities, encourage public funding for technology programs, encourage “bridging” among groups, and encourage experimentation.
The Internet and Community Networks: Case Studies of Five U.S. Cities
This paper looks at five U.S. cities (Austin, Cleveland, Nashville, Portland, and Washington, DC) and explores strategies being employed by community activists and local governments to create and sustain community networking projects.
Internet Election News Audience Seeks Convenience, Familiar Names
As the audience for online campaign news has expanded—increasing fourfold over the past four years—it has gone more mainstream in its preferences and pursuits.