This is the event data we collected on news reports about compromised personal records from 1980-2006. The data was used in several articles and book chapters. While there is no formal code book we thought it was time to share the data and the best summary of our definition of [...]
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(This appeared as “Let’s Nationalize Facebook” in Slate’s Future Tense Blog.) Over the last several years, Facebook has become a public good and an important social resource. But as a company, it is behaving badly, and long term, that may cost it: A spring survey found that almost half [...]
Massanari, Adrienne, and Philip N. Howard. “Information Technologies and Omnivorous News Diets Over Three U.S. Presidential Elections.” Journal of Information Technology and Politics 8, no. 2, (2011): 177-198. Technology convergence and rising expectations for interactivity have had a significant impact on the news diets of U.S. voters. While television may [...]
Political Parties & Voter Privacy: Australia, Canada, the United States and United Kingdom in Comparative Perspective
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 [...]
New Challenges to Political Privacy: Lessons from the First U.S. Presidential Race in the Web 2.0 Era
Kreiss, Daniel, and Philip N. Howard. “New Challenges to Political Privacy: Lessons from the First U.S. Presidential Race in the Web 2.0 Era.” International Journal of Communication 4, no. 3. Pundits and scholars laud online campaigning for its potential to democratize politics and praise the 2008 Barack Obama campaign for [...]