short reads | Jan 23, 2007

The New Online Political Elite

That's the portion of campaign internet users -- adults who used the internet during the 2006 midterm election campaigns to get political news and information and discuss the races through email -- who also used the internet to create and share political content. These creators are particularly active in every type of online political activity.

report | Mar 31, 2006

73% of Americans go online

A new survey from the Pew Internet & American Life Project shows that 73% of American adults (age 18+) go online to use the internet or email.

report | Jan 25, 2006

The Strength of Internet Ties

The internet helps maintain people's social networks, and connects them to members of their social network when they need help. 60 million Americans have turned to the internet for help with major life decisions.

report | Apr 14, 2005

Virtual VOA

There is a new online cat-and-mouse game between the United States and China, the two internet superpowers.

report | Apr 10, 2005

Spam and Phishing

More than a year after the CAN-SPAM Act became law, email users say they are receiving slightly more spam in their inboxes than before, but they are minding it less.

report | Mar 7, 2005

The Politics of Spam

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

report | Feb 1, 2005

Canning Spam

The campaign against pornographic spam gains momentum.

report | Jan 17, 2005

Email and the 2004 Campaign

One in ten internet users signed up for political newsletters and news alerts during campaign 2004.

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