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Daily Digest: The Blogs Move Past Clinton

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, May 20 2008

The Obama camp "leaks" an alleged VP short list; McCainPedia is criticized for not being wiki enough; James Kotecki and David McMillan ponder Obama's blackness; a new Brave New Films video rises to the top of the viral ... Read More

Is Barack Obama Following Your Friendfeed? [UPDATED]

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, May 19 2008

Is Barack Obama actually using the social media tracking tool FriendFeed to follow tech gurus Andrew McLaughlin, Chris Messina, Chris Pirillo, Dave Winer, Dave Sifry (how'd he slip in there?), Fred Wilson, Jason ... Read More

Daily Digest: McCainPedia Launches, But Is It Really A Wiki?

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, May 19 2008

BlogHer interviews Barack Obama; a literary deconstruction of an anti-Obama smear; Brave New Films hits McCain with another biting video; blowback from the DNCC's choices for credentialed state bloggers; get your Jews ... Read More

Daily Digest: McCainPedia Launches, But Is It Really A Wiki?

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, May 19 2008

BlogHer interviews Barack Obama; a literary deconstruction of an anti-Obama smear; Brave New Films hits McCain with another biting video; blowback from the DNCC's choices for credentialed state bloggers; get your Jews ... Read More

Winning at Veepstakes Bingo: Jim Webb Answers a Very Special Personal Ad

BY Colin Delany | Sunday, May 18 2008

At the exact instant I opened this email from him, Jim Webb came on the radio, leaving only one obvious question: is a two-fer good enough for "BINGO" in the veepstakes stature game? Read More

WhatDoTheyKnow: FOI 2.0

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, May 16 2008

The folks at UK-based mySociety are developing a new site called WhatDoTheyKnow that simplifies to process of making freedom-of-information requests and uses RSS to make it impossibly easy to keep track of pet issues. Read More

Daily Digest: Non-Conservatives Board the McCain Train

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, May 16 2008

Obama's message to wealthy donors nets a new casualty; a study says most Americans aren't watching online political videos; a nasty, dirty Second Life build; John McCain reaches out to non-conservatives on blogger ... Read More

Daily Digest: Non-Conservatives Board the McCain Train

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, May 16 2008

Obama's message to wealthy donors nets a new casualty; a study says most Americans aren't watching online political videos; a nasty, dirty Second Life build; John McCain reaches out to non-conservatives on blogger ... Read More

Favorite Videos of the Week: Hillary and the Political Thumb

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, May 16 2008

It’s Friday, and time to settle in and for some early morning tubin’. In our favorite videos of the week, we’re surprised by the winner of MoveOn’s Obama ad contest; Ralph Nader antagonizes ... Read More

Berkman at 10: Open Media--Is Openness Enough?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, May 16 2008

For the next 45 minutes, you can join in and watch the "Open Media" session at the Berkman at 10 conference. It's being streamed live to web by uber-video blogger Steve Garfield. Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed tuesday >

First POST: Shemails

Hillary Clinton stumbles on transparency; Jeb Bush chides her but he's too transparent; how Janet Napolitano got around that pesky gov't email rule; meanwhile, New York puts expiration dates on state workers' emails; and much, much more! GO

monday >

First POST: Outings

"Snowdenites" may have the "upper hand" in surveillance politics; ten lessons from the "underdog" net neutrality win; "Europtechnopanic"; ISIS threatens Twitter founder; and much, much more. GO

friday >

First POST: Revisions

Tim Wu says we shouldn't be so pessimistic about lobbying; Obama writes a thank you note to reddit; Ted Cruz wants to be the Uber of politics; Llamas!; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Impossibles

The FCC vote; a proxy Democratic primary battle in Chicago; Gov Andrew Cuomo begins deleting all state employee emails more than 90 days old; men talking about women in tech; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Off the Books

Chicago's "black site"; The New York Times reports "little guys" like Tumblr and Reddit have won the fight for net neutrality but fails to mention Free Press or Demand Progress; Hillary Clinton fan products on Etsy to inspire campaign slogans?; and much, much more. GO

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