By the Numbers, Part 7

Tracking politics as it's practiced on the Web.
Aug. 21 2000 9:30 PM

By the Numbers, Part 7

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Slate, the Industry Standard, and washingtonpost.com join forces to examine the effect of the Internet on Campaign 2000.

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10. Number of nonpartisan political Web sites that made Nielsen NetRatings' traffic count cutoff of 51,000 daily unique visitors: 1

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11. Number of major newspaper stories about online media's coverage of the two party conventions: 60

12. Number of Internet media stories about print coverage of the Democratic National Convention: 0

13. Percentage of Internet users in a sample of approximately 100 who logged on to find convention coverage on Day 1 of the Democratic National Convention, and the average time they spent watching online: just more than 1 percent; 10 minutes

14. Number of people in the sample of 100 who went to a convention chat room on Day 1 of the Democratic National Convention: 0

15. Number of speakers at the Democratic National Convention who said the word "Internet" in their speeches: 11

16. Number of speakers at the Democratic National Convention who said "new economy" in their speeches: 3

17. Length of Vice President Al Gore's speech: 44 minutes, 5,740 words

18. Length of President Clinton's speech: 42 minutes, 4,201 words

19. Length of Tipper Gore's speech: 13 minutes (including video), 322 words (excluding video)

20. Length of first lady Hillary Clinton's speech: 18 minutes, 1,714 words