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Obama Says, “Take Action”

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Monday, May 14 2007

I have for many years argued that campaign websites should also be used to mobilize grassroots action on legislative issues. While I generally talk about using these websites in this manner between elections, I am, ... Read More

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Friday, May 4 2007

With all eyes on Fred Thompson as he gives a keynote speech tonight (11:30PM EST), I was reminded of a scheme I hatched a couple weeks ago to create a parallel campaign for Arthur Branch for President.  Branch, ... Read More

UPDATED: No Issues?

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Sunday, April 22 2007

Note: Since this post originally went up, the Clinton campaign has added an issue link on its navigation menu. _______________________________________________________________ I go to a presidential candidate website, I ... Read More

Rudy Widgets

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Sunday, April 22 2007

Rudy Giuliani has a slick page called Rudy on Your Blog which is filled with a whole bunch of web stickers. Click on any of them and a box opens with the html code to pop that little widget on your blog. Sinfully easy. Read More

Tax Day Special Report: What is Online Fundraising?

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Sunday, April 15 2007

With all the attention being paid to how much money the candidates are raising online, I think we need to better understand what “online fundraising” means.  Does it just include funds that are solicited ... Read More

Tancredo Comment Posted

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Sunday, April 8 2007

It is Sunday, just before 5:00 PM and my comment on Tom Tancredo's blog is up. Took a two days to get up there, but it is up. The date listed on the comment is the date I submitted it, not the date it was approved. Read More

Commenting on Tancredo's Blog

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Saturday, April 7 2007

At about 2:00 PM on April 6, 2007, I submitted a comment to a Tancredo blog post that was driving people to a Laura Ingraham poll (April 4, 2007). Here is my comment: “These polls have no scientific value. They are ... Read More

Bling, Bling

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Monday, April 2 2007

Bing, Bling, she shot them down Bing, Bling, set records, wow Bing, Bling, that awful sound Bing, Bling, of voters going down The first quarter 2008 money is rolling into the campaign coffers in record numbers. Hillary ... Read More

In Case You Missed the Results

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Friday, March 30 2007

In case you missed it last week, The Hotline On Call published its Democratic and Republican insiders poll about the presidential candidate websites. 22 Democratic and 24 Republican internet strategists were polled for ... Read More

Scarier Than 1984

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Friday, March 30 2007

While we are all looking at how the candidates are using the web and how the web is using the candidates, I think I have discovered an interesting twist: how the web is not using the candidates. In the wake of the ... Read More