• Is Big Brother good for citizenship?

    23 July 2005, BBC Online


    'Prof. Coleman says those most likely to cast Big Brother votes are least likely to take part in elections [...] MPs have much to learn from interactive TV shows - the Big Brother fans he spoke to suggested diary rooms and regular electronic referendums'

  • One in three rejects technology

    10 July 2005, The Sunday Times


    Coverage of the OxIS 2005 Report: 'New research by the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) reveals that it is not only money, age or education that is stopping people going online. Many people remain unconnected by choice - they are digital refuseniks'

  • How the net changed family life

    12 June 2005, The Sunday Times


    Coverage of the Oxford Internet Survey (OxIS) 2005 Report: 'It's official: the internet is transforming our social fabric. Andrew Smith examines the evidence in an exclusive preview of a new nationwide survey'

  • E-mail is under-used in politics

    23 March 2005, BBC Online


    'Dr Stephen Ward, a research fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute, has spent the last six months analysing MPs websites and is not impressed with what he has found'

  • E-politics wins a vote of confidence

    13 March 2005, The Sunday Times


    'Stephen Ward of the Oxford Internet Institute, is reluctant to proclaim civic joy just yet: "Simply waiting for the internet to work a miracle won’t do. At the moment, political activity online appeals to the same people as offline."'

  • Cyberterror threats dismissed

    10 February 2005, ZDnet


    Coverage of DK Matai's talk on 'Cyberterrorism' at the Oxford Internet Institute (10 February 2005)