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2008: The Daily Digest, 2/5/07

BY Matt Ortega | Monday, February 5 2007

ZDNet tech blogger Donna Bogatin examines the online outreach of Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) and the results are mixed. She labeled his announcement speech ìstaidî and failing to make him stand out from other candidates ... Read More

2008: The Daily Digest, 2/5/07

BY Matt Ortega | Monday, February 5 2007

ZDNet tech blogger Donna Bogatin examines the online outreach of Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) and the results are mixed. She labeled his announcement speech "staid" and failing to make him stand out from other candidates ... Read More

2008: The Daily Digest, 2/3/07

BY Matt Ortega | Saturday, February 3 2007

TPMCafe's Election Central has video highlights from six possible Democratic presidential hopefuls from the Democratic National Committee's Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C. Among the official, exploring, or rumored ... Read More

2008: The Daily Digest, 2/3/07

BY Matt Ortega | Saturday, February 3 2007

TPMCafe's Election Central has video highlights from six possible Democratic presidential hopefuls from the Democratic National Committee's Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C. Among the official, exploring, or rumored ... Read More

2008: The Daily Digest, 2/2/07

BY Matt Ortega | Friday, February 2 2007

Jake Tapper, senior national correspondent for ABC News, has a series of web videos outlining the historical racial insensitivities of presidential aspirant, Senator Joe Biden (D-DE). Copies of Senator Hillary Clinton's ... Read More

2008: The Daily Digest, 2/2/07

BY Matt Ortega | Friday, February 2 2007

Jake Tapper, senior national correspondent for ABC News, has a series of web videos outlining the historical racial insensitivities of presidential aspirant, Senator Joe Biden (D-DE). Copies of Senator Hillary Clinton's ... Read More

2008: The Daily Digest, 2/1/07

BY Matt Ortega | Thursday, February 1 2007

Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) launched his presidential campaign, via web video, in a hail of controversy regarding comments he made in reference to fellow Democrat, Senator Barack Obama (IL). Within hours, the audio of his ... Read More

2008: The Daily Digest, 2/1/07

BY Matt Ortega | Thursday, February 1 2007

Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) launched his presidential campaign, via web video, in a hail of controversy regarding comments he made in reference to fellow Democrat, Senator Barack Obama (IL). Within hours, the audio of his ... Read More

2008: The Daily Digest, 1/31/07

BY Matt Ortega | Wednesday, January 31 2007

Senator Joseph Biden (D-DE) launches his presidential bid this morning and according to Beth Fouhy of the Associated Press, the longtime senator will announce his candidacy via online video to supporters. While in Iowa ... Read More

2008: The Daily Digest, 1/31/07

BY Matt Ortega | Wednesday, January 31 2007

Senator Joseph Biden (D-DE) launches his presidential bid this morning and according to Beth Fouhy of the Associated Press, the longtime senator will announce his candidacy via online video to supporters. While in Iowa ... Read More

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Beyond @Congressedits, Capitol Hill Looks for Entry to Wikipedia

As he recently told techPresident, the creator of Congressedits did not aim to make Members of Congress look bad, but said he hoped that they would recognize the importance of Wikipedia as a public space and engage more with its community. "If staffers and politicians identified as Wikipedians, that would be super. You could imagine politicians' home pages with a list of their recent edits, that they would be proud of the things that they are doing." On Capitol Hill, there is in fact interest in making that vision a reality, starting off with an initial conversation that could create a framework for more Wikipedians in Congress. GO

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In the Philippines, Citizens Go Undercover With Bantay to Monitor Public Offices

The Philippines, a country of almost 100 million, is considered among the most corrupt country in Southeast Asia, despite a boost in Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index in the past few years (from 134th in 2010 to 94th in 2013 out of 175.) Corruption involves all levels of government, but benefits also from a mindset of tolerance, says Happy Feraren, the co-founder of Bantay.ph, an anti-corruption educational initiative that teaches citizens how to monitor the quality of government services, sometimes by going undercover. GO

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