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Daily Digest: Obama's Outreach (Or Lack Thereof)

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, April 30 2008

A North Carolina reporter/blogger sneaks into a closed Clinton event, and he feels okay about it; MoveOn the 15 finalists in its Obama in 30 Seconds contest; another contest from Project Breakout seeks to send bloggers ... Read More

Livestreaming Hillary in Indiana

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 29 2008

This is neat: GroundReport livestreamed Hillary Clinton's meeting with the Indianapolis Star: Read More

Daily Digest: Wright's 15 Minutes of Fame

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 29 2008

Blogosphere reactions to Obama's Fox appearance; Jeremiah Wright gives everyone something to keep writing about; two college students and superdelegates are turning to YouTube to decide their votes; a roundup of Micah ... Read More

Daily Digest: Wright's 15 Minutes of Fame

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 29 2008

Blogosphere reactions to Obama's Fox appearance; Jeremiah Wright gives everyone something to keep writing about; two college students and superdelegates are turning to YouTube to decide their votes; a roundup of Micah ... Read More

Daily Digest: Is McCain Too Soft?

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, April 28 2008

Journalists continue to pick apart Hillary's $10 million feat; Richard Viguerie asks if John McCain is too "soft" to run for president; a video shows Obama's supporters becoming less gracious over time; remember life ... Read More

Daily Digest: Is McCain Too Soft?

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, April 28 2008

Journalists continue to pick apart Hillary's $10 million feat; Richard Viguerie asks if John McCain is too "soft" to run for president; a video shows Obama's supporters becoming less gracious over time; remember life ... Read More

Who Said Hillary Doesn't Get Any Voter-Generated Videos?

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, April 25 2008

This is a over a month old, but I don't care. It comes direct from PdF's newest powerhouse Joshua Sherman, who has his eagle eyes spread across the world wide web. I can't believe I missed this before. Enjoy your Friday ... Read More

Daily Digest: Presidential Fail

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, April 25 2008

Virtually identical Clinton ads ask for $50 and $5 donations; Obama's site briefly hacked; the Fail Blog gets political; and the Philadelphia Inquirer discovers the web and politics. Read More

Daily Digest: Presidential Fail

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, April 25 2008

Virtually identical Clinton ads ask for $50 and $5 donations; Obama's site briefly hacked; the Fail Blog gets political; and the Philadelphia Inquirer discovers the web and politics. Read More

Favorite Videos of the Week: Anti-McCainiana Abounds

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, April 25 2008

In this week’s favorite videos, we take a look at the anti-McCainiana that’s abounding on YouTube, with non-affiliated progressive voter groups filling in the vacuum left by the Democratic candidates who are ... Read More

News Briefs

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First POST: Outgassing

How Beijing is throttling expressions of solidarity with the Hong Kong democracy protests; is the DCCC going overboard with its online fundraising tactics?; SumOfUs's innovative new engagement metric; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

With Vision of Internet Magna Carta, Web We Want Campaign Aims To Go Beyond Protest Mode

On Saturday, Tim Berners-Lee reiterated his call for an Internet Magna Carta to ensure the independence and openness of the World Wide Web and protection of user privacy. His remarks were part of the opening of the Web We Want Festival at the Southbank Centre in London, which the Web We Want campaign envisioned as only the start of a year long international process underlying his call to formulate concrete visions for the open web of the future, going beyond protests and the usual advocacy groups. GO

First POST: Lifestyles

Google's CEO on "work-life balance"; how CloudFlare just doubled the size of the encrypted web; Dems like Twitter; Reps like Pinterest; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Showdown

How demonstrators in Hong Kong are using mobile tech to route around government control; will the news penetrate mainland China?; dueling spin from Dems and Reps on which party's tech efforts will matter more in November; and much, much more. GO

friday >

Pirate MEP Crowdsources Internet Policy Questions For Designated EU Commissioners

While the Pirate Party within Germany was facing internal disputes over the last week, the German Pirate Party member in the European Parliament, Julia Reda, is seeking to make the European Commission appointment process more transparent by crowdsourcing questions for the designated Commissioner for Digital Economy & Society and the designated Vice President for the Digital Single Market. GO

First POST: Dogfood

What ethical social networking might look like; can the iPhone promise more privacy?; how Obama did on transparency; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Sucks

How the FCC can't communicate; tech is getting more political; Facebook might see a lawsuit for its mood manipulation experiment; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Wartime

A bizarre online marketing effort targets actress Emma Watson; why the news media needs to defend the privacy of its online readers; Chicago's playbook for civic user testing; and much, much more. GO

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