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Lessons Learned from the Italian 10Questions

BY Antonella Napolitano | Wednesday, June 18 2008

Italian media consultant Antonella Napolitano summarizes her experience with 10domande, a project similar to our own 10Questions, an online-only debate in which voters uploaded video questions to the presidential ... Read More

10Questions.com Complete and a Success!

BY Editors | Thursday, January 3 2008

The internet offers a better way to involve the public in evaluating our presidential debates, and because we’ve wanted to improve upon attempts to incorporate it into that process, we launched 10Questions.com on ... Read More

10Questions: Dennis Kucinich and Mike Gravel Make the Deadline!

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, December 21 2007

Dennis Kucinich and Mike Gravel were able to get us their responses to the top ten videos on 10Questions right before this week’s deadline! Now it’s your turn. Go to 10Questions.com and vote on whether the candidates ... Read More

10Questions: Obama Responds

BY Editors | Tuesday, December 18 2007

Just in time before tonight's deadline, we've added Barack Obama's responses to the the top videos on 10Questions. We're glad his campaign took the time to participate in 10Questions, though Obama was unable to record ... Read More

10Questions: Candidate Answers Deadline Extended to Tuesday

BY Editors | Saturday, December 15 2007

Today, December 15, is the official deadline for candidates to post their answers to the 10Questions.com online presidential forum. But since we are hearing from several campaigns, including those of Sen. Barack Obama, ... Read More

Welcome NY Times Readers!

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, December 10 2007

Welcome, NY Times readers! Today, the New York Times Editorial board reminded the candidates about the 10Questions project, and asked again for their participation: So you're running for president? That's terrific. As ... Read More

10Questions Round One Audit Summary

BY Editors | Monday, November 19 2007

The story behind the voting on Round One, with our explanation of how we checked for ballot-stuffing. And yes, some people did try to cheat, but it didn't affect the results. Read More

10Questions Update: Round Two Begins With a HuckaBang!

BY Micah L. Sifry | Saturday, November 17 2007

We've posted the top ten questions for the candidates, and already, one of them, Mike Huckabee, has answered! Read More

Enough with the Fighting Metaphors

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, November 16 2007

It's time to move away from a debate system that limits the candidates' interaction with each other, insults the public, and reduces press coverage to a jumble of bar-fight metaphors. Read More

10Questions: Mike Huckabee is Next!

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, November 15 2007

We've just added Mike Huckabee to the list of participants in 10Questions. He joins John Edwards and Ron Paul as the confirmed participants; we look forward to the involvement of the rest of the candidates. After we ... Read More

News Briefs

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NYC Politicians and Advocacy Groups Say Airbnb Misrepresents Sharing Economy

A coalition of New York election officials and affordable housing groups have launched an advocacy effort targeting Airbnb called "Share Better" that includes an ad campaign, a web platform, and social media outreach. GO

First POST: Data Dumps

The Internet Slowdown's impact on the FCC; Uber drivers try to go on strike; four kinds of civic tech; and much, much more. GO

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First POST: Positive Sums

How Teachout won some wealthy districts while Cuomo won some poor ones; DailyKos's explosive traffic growth; using Facebook for voter targeting; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Emergence

Evaluating the Teachout-Wu challenge; net neutrality defenders invoke an "internet slowdown"; NYC's first CTO; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

De Blasio Names Minerva Tantoco First New York City CTO

Mayor Bill de Blasio named Minerva Tantoco as first New York City CTO Tuesday night in an announcement that was greeted with applause and cheers at the September meeting of the New York Tech Meet-Up. In his remarks, De Blasio said her task would be to develop a coordinated strategy for technology and innovation as it affects the city as a whole and the role of technology in all aspects of civic life from the economy and schools to civic participation, leading to a "redemocratization of society." He called Tantoco the perfect fit for the position as a somebody who is "great with technology, has a lot of experience, abiltiy and energy and ability to create from scratch and is a true New Yorker." GO

First POST: Fusion Politics

The Teachout-Wu Cuomo-Hochul race as it comes to a close; more criticism for Reddit as it prepares a major new round of funding; First Lady Michelle Obama as an Upworthy curator; and much, much more. GO

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In Czech Republic, NGOs Launch Anti-Corruption Campaign

“We have a plan to end corruption. And we need your help to make it happen” This is the message launched by Czech NGOs to citizens in an effort to rebuild trust and credibility towards the institutions, a even more urging need, after a huge corruption scandal disrupted the political scene a little more than a year ago. The NGOs agenda is made of 9 laws and is the core of a project called Rekonstrukce Státu (Reconstruction of State), a joint effort of more than 20 civil society organizations. GO

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