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Blogger + NokiaN95 + Qik = New, Critical Journalism? Or, More of the Same?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, August 26 2008

Will bloggers armed with cheap, high-tech tools change the news, or will the age-old rule that the closer you get to the powerful, the harder it is for you to criticize them, hold? This week at the Democratic convention ... Read More

Why I'm Not Going to Denver or Minneapolis

BY Micah L. Sifry | Sunday, August 24 2008

My friend Jay Rosen noticed a tweet from me earlier where I said I wasn't going to the conventions this year, and instead planned to "watch the web watch the conventions." He wrote back asking how I planned "to add value ... Read More

Convention Rules; Missing the Boat in Denver and Minneapolis

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, August 22 2008

When will the political conventions enter the Connected Age? That question has been bouncing around my mind recently as we at techPresident keep fielding phone calls from reporters doing stories on Barack Obama's ... Read More

Convention Rules; Missing the Boat in Denver and Minneapolis

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, August 22 2008

When will the political conventions enter the Connected Age? That question has been bouncing around my mind recently as we at techPresident keep fielding phone calls from reporters doing stories on Barack Obama's ... Read More

Obama's New Mobile Platform is More Than TXT MY VP

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, August 18 2008

Little-noticed in all the hubbub about Obama's promise to announce his VP pick first by text-message is the news that his campaign has launched a full-blown mobile platform designed to work on most web-enabled phones. As ... Read More

McCain's "The One" Attack Video: Does it Have a Deeper Message?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, August 7 2008

"The One," the McCain campaign's YouTube video poking at Oprah Winfrey's reference to Barack Obama's supposed chosenness, recently topped 1 million views (making it McCain's second most viral video). You may think the ad ... Read More

Checking the techPresident Charts

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, August 6 2008

It's been a while since I've checked in on our charts tracking how the campaigns are doing on the web, and even though we're now firmly headed into the August doldrums before the national conventions, some interesting ... Read More

Commission on Presidential Debates Boldly Goes to Web 0.2, Launches a Dud

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, August 6 2008

This morning, the Commission on Presidential Debates and MySpace are announcing "MyDebates.org,," a "landmark partnership" that they claim "will do for the debates what TV did in 1960 for the Nixon Kennedy election." ... Read More

Commission on Presidential Debates Boldly Goes to Web 0.2, Launches a Dud

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, August 6 2008

This morning, the Commission on Presidential Debates and MySpace are announcing "MyDebates.org,," a "landmark partnership" that they claim "will do for the debates what TV did in 1960 for the Nixon Kennedy election." ... Read More

Commission on Presidential Debates Boldly Goes to Web 0.2, Launches a Dud

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, August 6 2008

This morning, the Commission on Presidential Debates and MySpace are announcing "MyDebates.org,," a "landmark partnership" that they claim "will do for the debates what TV did in 1960 for the Nixon Kennedy election." ... Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed friday >

First POST: Net Effects

Ballooning digital campaign teams; early registration deadlines kept millions of people from voting in 2012; love letters to Obamacare; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Data-Driven

Get to know Clinton's digital team even better; Ted Cruz election announcement-related fundraising offers peak into the coming data-driven campaign arms race; New York City launches online community engagement pilot program called IdeaScale; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Too Much Information

Will Facebook become the Walmart of News?; Hillary Clinton's digital team; how easy it is to get your hands on 4.6 million license plate scans; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Firsts

Political reporters use Yik Yak to pep up stories about Ted Cruz's campaign announcement; The New York Times, Buzzfeed and National Geographic may agree to let Facebook host their news on its servers; Google fiber users to soon get targeted television ads; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Cowed

TedCruz.com for president; Meerkat fever; who does Facebook work for (probably not you); Medium, "the billionaire's typewriter"; and much, much more. GO

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