05 Oct '11, 2am

The Internet 'did not have a decisive effect on the GE', according to survey by the Institute of Policy Studies

The Internet 'did not have a decisive effect on the GE', according to survey by the Institute of Policy Studies

The three academics who spearheaded the wide-ranging study (from left) IPS deputy director Arun Mahizhnan with senior research fellow Tan Tarn How, and director of the Singapore Internet Research Centre at Nanyang Technological University Ang Peng Hwa. They emphasised that the Internet had a significant 'soft' impact on voters; for example, it established a sense of community among the like-minded. -- ST PHOTOS: LIM SIN THAI By Rachel Chang The Internet did not play a decisive role in the May general election (GE), according to a survey by the Institute of Policy Studies. Just three out of 10 voters used Facebook or online blogs for election information during the GE period. But this proportion does not include websites of mainstream media outlets such as The Straits Times or Channel NewsAsia. Related Links NEW MEDIA AND THE POLLS Background story The study also found that...

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