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Apr 27, 2010Aaron Smith
The internet gives citizens new paths to government services and information.
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Federal, state, and local governments have made major efforts to provide information and services online. This also coincides with the increasingly important role of the internet in politics.
Joelle Tessler, Associated Press
Apr 27, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More and more Americans are interacting with local, state and federal government offices online. They are turning to the Web to renew driver's licenses and car registrations, to apply for hunting and fishing permits, to pay parking...
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Chloe Albanesius, PC Magazine
A new study from the Pew Internet & American Life Project found that 40 percent of adult Internet users have gone online in search of raw data about government spending and activities.
Of the more than 1,600 people polled by Pew, about 23 percent ...
Dec 1, 2009
This data set contains questions about citizens' online interactions with government. It was used in the reports "Government Online" and "Neighbors Online"
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Haya El Nasser, USA Today
Oct 23, 2009
The Census Bureau is well-known for asking questions. Now it will answer them, too.
The agency's new 2010census.gov website went up this week and, when it is officially launched Monday will give people a chance to do the questioning.
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Oct 15, 2009Aaron Smith
Aaron Smith discusses the role the Internet plays in opening civic and political debate to historically underrepresented groups.
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Sep 18, 2009Susannah Fox
Susannah Fox will present data about the impact of the internet on health and health care to a meeting of the HIT Policy Committee, convened by David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P., National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
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Andre Blackman, Pulse + Signal
Sep 14, 2009
Andre Blackman of Pulse + Signal interviews Associate Director Susannah Fox about her research. [video]
Interview with Susannah Fox, Pew Internet Project from Andre Blackman on Vimeo.
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Sep 8, 2009Susannah Fox
Susannah Fox will be a special guest at Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase, a one-day event highlighting practical, cutting-edge efforts to build what Tim O'Reilly has called "government as a platform."
Steven Davy, PBS MediaShift
Sep 3, 2009
The Pew Internet and American Life Project found that for the first time a majority (55 percent) of voting-age adults engaged with politics online during the 2008 presidential election.
"In each consecutive, comparable election season sinc...
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Sep 2, 2009
US civic engagement remains in the hands of the middle-class despite hopes that the internet would democratise political involvement.
Those are the findings of a report from the Pew Internet Project.
Online political engagement such as contacti...
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of teachers surveyed say that digital tools make students more likely to take shortcuts and not put effort into their writing
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trust.