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Berkman at 10: The Future of the Internet is in Our Hands

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, May 15 2008

I'm at Harvard today and tomorrow attending the Berkman Center's 10th anniversary, and boy is this is an idea-rich environment. If you want to peek in on the proceedings, there are lots of ways to join in: You can watch ... Read More

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

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

News Briefs

RSS Feed friday >

First POST: Overreaching

Why the FCC balked at the Comcast-TimeWarner deal; Sheryl Sandberg wants Hillary Clinton to lean into the White House; the UK's Democracy Club brings a lot more information to election season; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Ownership

"Tell us more about your bog"; the shrinking role of public participation on campaign websites; "Aaron's Law" has been reintroduced in Congress; is the Comcast-TimeWarner merger on its last legs?; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Bush League

Presidential candidates hiding behind Super PACs; what this means for American democracy; demos at the White House; a demand for Facebook to be more open about news in the newsfeed; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Glass Half Full

A new Pew study on open government data in the US; the FOIA exemption ruffling transparency advocates' feathers; social media bot farms; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Zucked Up

Mark Zuckerberg responds to criticism of "zero rating" Facebook access in India; turning TVs into computers; how Facebook is changing the way UK users see the upcoming General Election; BuzzFeed's split priorities; a new website for "right-of-center women"; and much, much more. GO

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