Infographic Preview: Matters of Opinion 2014

Infographic Preview: Matters of Opinion 2014

Full Duplex and Abacus Data will soon be releasing Matters of Opinion 2014, an annual report that explores how Canadians use the internet to gather news and information, engage in online communities, participate in campaigns, and form and share opinions. Topics in...
The election was broadcast

The election was broadcast

Executive summary of this post: Ontario political parties still rely on traditional forms of contact with voters. During the 2014 Ontario election, survey respondents indicated mail, leaflets to homes and telephone calls were the most common contacts by candidates and...
New Full Duplex Research: Survey 2014

New Full Duplex Research: Survey 2014

As some of you may remember, we published our Matters of Opinion report last year, illustrating data on online opinion and behaviour gathered from a survey we disseminated through social media. The data and resulting report were made possible by the people who took...
Canada provides a peculiar example of digital activism

Canada provides a peculiar example of digital activism

Audiences worldwide were captivated by the rise of Arab Spring. Some saw it as an overnight Twitter revolution. For Dr. Philip Howard, it was a long time coming. Howard is a Canadian researcher who has devoted his career to studying and writing about the role digital...