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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

Berkman at 10 [LIVE]: Transparency and Government

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, May 16 2008

Here's the archived video of the "Transparency and Government" session at the Berkman at 10 conference that I participated in along with Sunlight Foundation head Ellen Miller this morning. (I am a consultant to ... 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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