Publications

New Challenges to Political Privacy:  Lessons from the First U.S. Presidential Race in the Web 2.0 Era
Academic Articles / Publications

New Challenges to Political Privacy: Lessons from the First U.S. Presidential Race in the Web 2.0 Era

Pundits and scholars laud online campaigning for its potential to democratize politics and praise the 2008 Barack Obama campaign for using new information technologies to mobilize voters. Underneath these extraordinary forms of technologically-enabled political participation, however, is an infrastructure and industry for political data that has received far less attention. […]

Reviews:  New Media Campaigns and the Managed Citizen
Book Reviews / Books / Publications

Reviews: New Media Campaigns and the Managed Citizen

Reviews of  New Media Campaigns and the Managed Citizen Chadwick, Andrew. Review of New Media Campaigns and the Managed Citizen, by Philip N. Howard. European Journal of Communication 22, no. 2 (2007): 239–41. Gitlin, Todd. “Thick Communications and Thin Citizenship.” Contemporary Sociology 37, no. 3 (2008): 209–11. Klotz, Robert. Review of […]

Reviews:  Society Online
Book Reviews / Books / Publications

Reviews: Society Online

Reviews  of Society Online Anderson, Ben. Review of Society Online, edited by Philip N. Howard and Steve Jones. New Media & Society 6, no. 6 (2004): 823–27. Bunz, Ulla. “The Word of Mouse on Internet Research.” Review of Communication 5, no. 1 (2005): 25–35. Gunkel, David. Review of Society Online, edited […]

Policy Papers / Publications

Information Policy and Technology Diffusion: Lessons from Bosnia, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia

Some governments choose telecommunications policies that hinder technology diffusion, while others choose policies that appear to do a good job at encouraging technology diffusion and reaping subsequent economic rewards.  Bosnia, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia—all former members of the Republic of Yugoslavia—have enacted different kinds of information policy reforms […]