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Obama and the Jews: Voter-Generated Content Adds Context

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, May 23 2008

It's one thing to read about an event in the newspaper; it's another thing to watch the event in its unexpurgated form as raw, unedited video. And as more people carry video cameras or video-enabled mobile phones, it's a ... Read More

Favorite Videos of the Week: Memorial Day Video Treats

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, May 23 2008

Just in time for the Memorial Day holiday, we bring you eight political videos that are guaranteed to stick to your consciousness like ketchup on a burger. You can never escape the tubes! Read More

Obama's Web Ads May Have Driven Big North Carolina Win

BY Kate Kaye | Thursday, May 22 2008

Obama won big in this month's North Carolina primary and his online ad strategy in April may have played a role in driving his supporters to the polls. As the primaries chug along, Senator Barack Obama has steamrolled ... Read More

Daily Digest: Lobbyist Lollypops, Blogger Blow-Ups

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, May 22 2008

A new song wants to convince John McCain to fire the lobbyists working for his campaign; the DNCC blog dust-up continues; The Next Right is set to launch next week; a catalog of robo-calls from around the country; the ... Read More

Daily Digest: Lobbyist Lollypops, Blogger Blow-Ups

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, May 22 2008

A new song wants to convince John McCain to fire the lobbyists working for his campaign; the DNCC blog dust-up continues; The Next Right is set to launch next week; a catalog of robo-calls from around the country; the ... Read More

Getting your governance group on

BY Dave Witzel | Thursday, May 22 2008

One of the bi-products of interest in government 2.0 issues by the web 2.0 crowd is lively networking. Not only do we have a busy calendar of live and virtual events, we're seeing emergence of lots of virtual groups too. ... Read More

The Anatomy of a Perfect Email

BY Luigi Montanez | Wednesday, May 21 2008

The John McCain campaign has been pilloried time and time again when it comes to their email strategy. The emails are overly long, unclear, and designed as if they were a piece of direct mail. But, as a public service to ... Read More

Technical Housekeeping

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, May 21 2008

If you've had any problems accessing techPresident.com or Personal Democracy Forum today, our apologies: our servers were hit with a series of technical problems that briefly brought our sites down and are continuing to ... Read More

Policy (and maybe some politics) Calendar and Upcoming Events: Week of 5/21/08

BY Dave Witzel | Wednesday, May 21 2008

We'll maintain a calendar for "policy (and maybe some politics)" events and conferences. Upcoming events include Netsquared, a call for participants for MobileActive08 in South Africa and Community Wireless in DC. Keep ... Read More

Obama and McCain Surrogates Describe Two Very Different Tech Presidents

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, May 21 2008

I'm at the 18th annual Computers, Freedom, and Privacy conference, being held at Yale this week, and this morning's opening session on "Presidential Technology Policy: Priorities for the Next Executive" featured ... 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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