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Is It Hip? Of Presidential Candidates and Rock'n'Roll

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Friday, March 28 2008

Weighing in at not quite 2 tons of fun, the McCain Girls are tearing up the YouTube charts and shattering a whole lot of eardrums. Are they hip? Do they make John McCain hip? The jury is still out on that. And while the ... Read More

Favorite Videos of the Week: It's Raining McCain (But Not Sniper Fire)

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, March 28 2008

The race may have winnowed down to three candidates, but the videos keep a-flowin'. John McCain's out with a new ad; a Robert Palmer tune gets an update; we meet John Barnes, a candidate who promises to stick to the ... Read More

My Friend Tom Udall

BY | Friday, March 28 2008

Governor Bill Richardson ________________________ Dear Friend, I've known Tom Udall for more than 25 years. But more than just being my good friend, he has shown himself time and again to be a voice for reason and solid ... Read More

YouTube: Libertarian

BY | Thursday, March 27 2008

Senator Mike Gravel, who recently left the Democratic party and declared his status as a Libertarian candidate for President, sits down for an interview with The Hill. The Senator discusses the rationale behind the ... Read More

Daily Digest: Hillary Goes Viral (But Not The Good Viral)

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, March 27 2008

The Times discovers that young people get their political news from their peers; Hillary uses Elton John to appear to young voters, picking up Liberace endorsement soon; John McCain goes over self-imposed spending limit, ... Read More

Daily Digest: Hillary Goes Viral (But Not The Good Viral)

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, March 27 2008

The Times discovers that young people get their political news from their peers; Hillary uses Elton John to appear to young voters, picking up Liberace endorsement soon; John McCain goes over self-imposed spending limit, ... Read More

VoterVoter Launches: Could This Be the ActBlue of Political Ads?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, March 27 2008

Thanks to a new nonpartisan service called VoterVoter, you can not only be an ad-maker who spreads your ideas on the net -- you can get your ad on television, without having to learn how to navigate the complicated world ... Read More

Daily Digest: One Million Strong For Tibet

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, March 26 2008

More than a million people sign a petition for Tibet on Avaaz.org; an online petition calls for Hillary to leave the race; check out a panel on new media and politics this Friday at NYU; Meghan McCain gets profiled in ... Read More

Daily Digest: One Million Strong For Tibet

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, March 26 2008

More than a million people sign a petition for Tibet on Avaaz.org; an online petition calls for Hillary to leave the race; check out a panel on new media and politics this Friday at NYU; Meghan McCain gets profiled in ... Read More

Obama's YouTube Speech Tops TV Ratings

BY Ari Melber | Tuesday, March 25 2008

Obama makes YouTube history with the most watched presidential campaign video ever -- and beats cable news along the way. Read More

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NYC Open Data Advocates Focus on Quality And Value Over Quantity

The New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications plans to publish more than double the amount of datasets this year than it published to the portal last year, new Commissioner Anne Roest wrote last week in an annual report mandated by the city's ...

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NYC Open Data Advocates Focus on Quality And Value Over Quantity

The New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications plans to publish more than double the amount of datasets this year than it published to the portal last year, new Commissioner Anne Roest wrote last week in an annual report mandated by the city's open data law, with 135 datasets scheduled to be released this year, and almost 100 more to come in 2015. But as preparations are underway for City Council open data oversight hearings in the fall, what matters more to advocates than the absolute number of the datasets is their quality. GO

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