Seeding The Cloud: What Mobile Access Means for Usage Patterns and Online Content
Groups that have trailed in “traditional” internet access are in a better position to shape cyberspace as wireless devices make it more accessible.
Tracking the Race Factor
This week’s primaries show that, results in Wisconsin aside, pre-primary polls may either over- or underestimate support for Obama depending on state racial demographics.
Combative Clinton Gets Media to Cover Itself
by Mark Jurkowitz, Associate Director, Project for Excellence in Journalism If Hillary Clinton last week wanted to work the refs — or argue with the press to generate more skeptical coverage of Barack Obama and maybe change the subject from her own problems — the evidence suggests it worked. One of the more memorable moments [...]
Getting to Know Them
If they turn out to be their party’s nominees, both Barack Obama and John McCain need to educate voters about themselves in some pretty basic, and challenging, ways.
Putin’s Popularity Propels Chosen Successor in Russian Election
Opinion polling — showing a consistent Russian preference for a strong leader over a democratic government — suggests the outcome of Russia’s presidential election is a foregone conclusion.
Democrats Dominate Media on Single Theme: Is Clinton Done?
While Obama’s apparent frontrunner status claimed most coverage early in the week, the controversial New York Times story put McCain back in the news.
In November, Will Age Matter?
John McCain’s age has remained notably absent as a campaign issue, but earlier polling data suggest it could become a big issue for the Arizona senator come November.
The Hispanic Vote in the 2008 Democratic Presidential Primaries
As the Democratic nomination contest heads for a showdown in Texas on March 4, Latinos may be a pivotal constituency in a state where they make up a quarter of the electorate.
A Portrait of Early Internet Adopters: Why People First Went Online –and Why They Stayed
Technology has advanced and the size and composition of the internet population has changed, but the reasons internet users go online and the things they do while there have remained remarkably constant.
Obama and Clinton Tie for Coverage, But Barack Wins on Tone
The media narrative for the Democratic presidential race shifted dramatically last week, anointing a definite frontrunner and an underdog.