Unformatted text preview: Internet none of this was remotely possible. Another major presence of politics and the Internet is political candidates using the Web to campaign. It is evident that candidates running for office, at least in the high visibility offices--president, senator, governor, and mayor of a large city are using web pages to reach potential voters. Most of what they offer on these web pages is traditional campaign rhetoric with some interactive potential. A person can contact the campaign, volunteer, or give money. A third use of the Internet and politics is its use by interest groups. Almost every group has a web page. They use the Web to communicate with each other and their members, recruit new members and contact public officials. We will be looking at all of these uses of the Net in some detail....
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- Fall '10
- Government, Web page, World Wide Web, Federal government of the United States, web pages