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The Marcotte-Edwards Non-Scandal

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, February 5 2007

Danny Glover of Technology Daily, who also writes the Beltway Blogroll for National Journal, has a post up claiming to have found the "First Blog Scandal of Campaign 2008," but in my humble opinion it's much ado about ... Read More

2008: Who's Ahead Online (Ds-Week Two)

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, January 29 2007

It's been a busy week in the 2008 presidential campaign--Hillary Clinton launched her online "conversation" (see David Weinberger's spot-on critique) and went to Iowa; John Edwards also did an online video web-chat that ... Read More

2008: Who's Ahead Online (Ds-Week Two)

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, January 29 2007

It's been a busy week in the 2008 presidential campaign--Hillary Clinton launched her online "conversation" (see David Weinberger's spot-on critique) and went to Iowa; John Edwards also did an online video web-chat that ... Read More

Your Wiki is Showing

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, January 29 2007

Or rather, Rep. Stephen Urquhart's legislative wiki, Politicopia, is having a good showing in its first week. Urquhart emailed me to say, "The first week has been good. Citizens are participating and leaders are taking ... Read More

2008: Who's Ahead Online (Rs)

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, January 25 2007

It's taken me a little longer than I had hoped to pull together the data on how the Republican presidential candidates are doing in terms of bottom-up support for their campaigns online, for which I apologize. Here's ... Read More

Politics 2.0: The Rise of Net-Centric Politics

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, January 25 2007

Andrew Rasiej and I have started writing a bi-weekly column in the new Washington paper The Politico, and here's how our first one starts: Ever since Howard Dean's 2004 Internet-driven presidential campaign ended, many ... Read More

How Not to Blog (Time.com Gets Schooled)

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, January 23 2007

Time magazine just launched a politics blog called Swampland and right now all hell is breaking loose in the comments threads, where Time Washington bureau chief Jay Carney is being schooled by a legion of angry ... Read More

2008: Who's Ahead Online? (Ds)

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, January 23 2007

With the 2008 presidential campaign suddenly intensifying, it's a good time to lay down some baseline references for watching the race online. I spent a couple of hours last night tracking down various numbers on the ... Read More

Announcing PDF 2007: The Flattening of Politics

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, January 22 2007

Save the date of May 18, folks, and make your plans to be in New York City, because this year the fourth annual Personal Democracy Forum is going to be our biggest and best conference yet. The theme this year is "The ... Read More

On PDF's new site design

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, January 19 2007

Yes, it's true, the site does look a bit different! (Hey, all you RSS subscribers, come take a look!) A big thanks to everyone who worked on the site redesign: Josh Levy, our associate editor, who has sweated every ... Read More