Category: Digital Democracy
2012 study in the Journal of Communication about the relationship between Internet use and the development of greater democracy in Asia and Africa.
2011 study in the International Journal of Public Opinion Research on the factors that spur online political discussion and participation.
2011 report from the Pew Research Center on social media dynamics around the 2012 presidential nominating contest in the United States.
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2009 study from DePaul University in Presidential Studies Quarterly on changing variables in forecasting U.S. presidential primaries.
2010 study by Pennsylvania State University in Mass Communication and Society on presidential candidate Facebook pages in 2008.
2010 paper from the MacArthur Foundation's Youth and Participatory Politics research project on youth media literacy and civic participation.
2010 paper by the Berkman Center at Harvard University on frameworks for evaluating activism in the Internet age, particularly in repressive environments.
2010 report by Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society on global usage of Web-based tools designed to circumvent Internet content filtering.
2009 paper in International Studies Quarterly on the impact of media freedom on human rights, dependant on the presence of other democratic institutions
2011 study in the Policy & Internet Journal on claims that mass email techniques used to mobilize people reduce activist energy.