This working paper, done with the UW’s Jason Gilmore, is mirrored at the website of the Center for Communication and Civic Engagement and the SSRN. Gilmore, Jason and Philip N. Howard. “Does Social Media Make a Difference in Political Campaigns? Digital Dividends in Brazil’s 2010 National Elections.” Center for Communication [...]
Howard, Philip N., and Daniel Kreiss. “Political Parties & Voter Privacy: Australia, Canada, the United States and United Kingdom in Comparative Perspective.” First Monday 15, no. 12. Political parties are among the most lax, unregulated organizations handling large volumes of personally identifiable data about citizens’ behavior and attitudes. We analyze [...]
In The News / interviews / News Feature
Interviewed for James Verini’s investigative piece on Aristotle Inc.
Howard, Philip N., John Carr, and Tema J. Milstein. “Digital Technology and the Market for Political Surveillance.” Surveillance and Society 3, no. 1 (2005): 59–73. Many new media technologies, such as the internet, serve both as a tool for organizing public commons and as a tool for surveilling private lives. [...]
Academic Articles / Presentations
Howard, Philip N. “Digitizing the Social Contract: Producing American Political Culture in the Age of New Media.” The Communication Review 6, no. 3 (2003): 213–45. Slideshare Presentation Campaigns are complex exercises in the creation, transmission, and mutation of significant political symbols. However, there are important differences between political communication through [...]