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Daily Digest: Obama Steers Clear of 527s

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, May 14 2008

You may be surprised at who some Ronulans are voting for this November; ProgressNowAction asks for your witty anti-McCain captions; hands-down, the best Hillary impression we've seen; only 2% of ad dollars will be spent ... Read More

The Presidential Debates Must Embrace the Internet

BY David All | Tuesday, May 13 2008

Based on a few recent experiences regarding the YouTube community, and specifically how the tool could help increase citizen participation in our upcoming general election debates, this post seeks to encourage the ... Read More

Obama Looks Ahead to Oregon Primary in E-mail Push

BY Kate Kaye | Tuesday, May 13 2008

Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John McCain continue to hit up supporters for cash via e-mail, but Obama for America is going one step further. The Senator's campaign is asking diehards via e-mail to trek to Oregon and ... Read More

PdF 2008: Rebooting the System (A Peek at the Program) [UPDATED 6/4]

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, May 13 2008

Here's a peek at the emerging program for this year's fifth annual Personal Democracy Forum, which is coming up this June 23-24 in New York City. We're pretty excited about the line-up that's taking shape (and the fact ... Read More

PdF 2008: Rebooting the System (A Peek at the Program)

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, May 13 2008

Here's a peek at the emerging program for this year's fifth annual Personal Democracy Forum, which is coming up this June 23-24 in New York City. We're pretty excited about the line-up that's taking shape (and the fact ... Read More

Daily Digest: Drafting a Digital New Deal

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, May 13 2008

An anti-Hillary Facebook glitch; looking for the Digital New Deal; looking at the average worth of legislators vs. American families; White House Rocks and the superdelegate superheroes; a Mediabistro circus will focus ... Read More

Daily Digest: Drafting a Digital New Deal [UPDATE]

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, May 13 2008

An anti-Hillary Facebook glitch; looking for the Digital New Deal; looking at the average worth of legislators vs. American families; White House Rocks and the superdelegate superheroes; a Mediabistro circus will focus ... Read More

YouTube: We're Going to a Party Party!

BY | Tuesday, May 13 2008

Happy Birthday Mike! Send the Senator a present: http://www.gravel2008.us/donate_now Music Credit: The Beatles Birthday Video by: Jon Kraus & Skyler McKinley http://www.gravel2008.us Read More

What Tools are YOU Using for Online Politics?

BY Colin Delany | Monday, May 12 2008

Let's help get a better sense of what tools political professionals are using, both for advocacy and to help elect candidates: take the 2008 E-Voter Institute Survey of Political and Advocacy Communications Leaders ... Read More

Introducing PdF's Weekly Roundup: Policy, Not Politics

BY Dave Witzel | Monday, May 12 2008

PdF's new email newsletter, the Policy Not Politics Weekly Roundup, will discuss what the rise of the networked age means for small 'g' governance Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed friday >

First POST: Upgrades

Obama tech veterans heading to Hillary 2016?; renewed calls for Obama to stop collecting Americans' phone metadata; FCC upgrades its definition of broadband service, finally; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Blogrolling

How Canada spies on its citizens' web behavior; with uber-blogger Andrew Sullivan quitting the field, whither political blogs; how big data is helping prevent homelessness in NYC; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Jargon Busters

Changes in the RNC's tech team; big plans for digital democracy in the UK; how people in Cuba are making their own private Internet; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Stalking

How the DEA tracks millions of America motorists; will the Senate enter the 21st century?; Obama veteran Jeremy Bird's role in the upcoming Israeli election; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Video Stars

How the White House hit a home run on YouTube post-State of the Union; why the Barrett Brown sentencing casts a chill on online security research; how media producers use Crowdtangle to optimize their Facebook audiences; and much, much more. GO

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