UncategorizedJuly 6, 2004

Listserv Campaigning Heats Up

A flap over Der Führer shows how new technology is changing grassroots politicking…

UncategorizedMay 3, 2004

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…

UncategorizedMarch 20, 2003

Online campaigners, citizens, and portals in the 2002 elections

Email has become an increasingly popular and potent tool for political communication in America.

UncategorizedMarch 20, 2003

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.

UncategorizedJanuary 5, 2003

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.

UncategorizedFebruary 12, 2002

The Rise of the E-Citizen

Covers our basic findings related to how people use government Web sites.

UncategorizedNovember 20, 2001

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.

UncategorizedSeptember 24, 2001

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.

UncategorizedDecember 3, 2000

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.