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Clinton Going Down, While the Web Dreams of an Obama Win

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, May 9 2008

Clinton is losing friends on MySpace, and traffic to her website seems to be crashing. Meanwhile, the interwebs are having a ball with "When Obama Wins." Read More

Daily Digest: Can We Ask?

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, May 9 2008

Jose Antonio Vargas thinks Barack Obama's early popularity online pointed to his electoral success; Color of Change hits Hillary for "race-baiting"; Al Franken is annoyed by a pesky blogger; the New York Times botches ... Read More

Daily Digest: Can We Ask?

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, May 9 2008

Jose Antonio Vargas thinks Barack Obama's early popularity online pointed to his electoral success; Color of Change hits Hillary for "race-baiting"; Al Franken is annoyed by a pesky blogger; the New York Times botches ... Read More

Favorite Videos of the Week: It's Hard Out Here For A Chick [UPDATE]

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, May 9 2008

Ah Friday. Brew some coffee. Take a load off. Let YouTube take over. Watch as Mike Gravel sweeps Obama girl off her feet; as GOOD shows us where the money comes from in this campaign; as Cobra Commander asks for you ... Read More

Of, By, For, and Open for the people

BY Dave Witzel | Friday, May 9 2008

At a talk on Monday, Ellen Miller, Executive Director of the Sunlight Foundation (Andrew and Micah are advisers to the Sunlight Foundation), said "there is a fundamental cultural change that has to happen not only with ... Read More

Daily Digest: The Next Right Gets Grassroots

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, May 8 2008

Conservative strategists team up to produce a new grassroots site for the right; some conservative bloggers are supporting Barack Obama, and some netroots bloggers are going for Clinton, while cats and dogs start living ... Read More

Daily Digest: The Next Right Gets Grassroots

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, May 8 2008

Conservative strategists team up to produce a new grassroots site for the right; some conservative bloggers are supporting Barack Obama, and some netroots bloggers are going for Clinton, while cats and dogs start living ... Read More

Political Implications of the Cognitive Surplus

BY Luigi Montanez | Thursday, May 8 2008

A new meme is spreading around the Tubes, and it’s a good one. Clay Shirky, part sociologist and part technologist, has coined the term “Cognitive Surplus”. Shirky, the author of the must-read Here ... Read More

What is Obama's Movement?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, May 8 2008

As the dust settles on the Democratic primary fight, I think more people are going to be turning their attention to understanding the significance of the new kind of political machine the Obama campaign has been ... Read More

Where do you stand on WhereIStand.com?

BY Dave Witzel | Wednesday, May 7 2008

People, issues, opinions. Where do you stand? 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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