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Obama's Speech (in 50 words or less, or 37 minutes and more?)

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, March 19 2008

Will Barack Obama's big speech on race in America be remembered for the sound-bites our broadcast media system chooses to amplify, or will it be remembered for the sound-blasts that our networked internet media system ... Read More

Obama's Speech (in 50 words or less, or 37 minutes and more?)

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, March 19 2008

Will Barack Obama's big speech on race in America be remembered for the sound-bites our broadcast media system chooses to amplify, or will it be remembered for the sound-blasts that our networked internet media system ... Read More

Daily Digest: Responding to Obama's Speech

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, March 19 2008

Reactions to Obama's speech from the left and right in the blogosphere; videos of Jeremiah Wright open up a kaleidoscopic vastness on the web; Jay Rosen goes after Wolf Blitzer; Schoolhouse Rock on how a bill becomes a ... Read More

Daily Digest: Responding to Obama's Speech

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, March 19 2008

Reactions to Obama's speech from the left and right in the blogosphere; videos of Jeremiah Wright open up a kaleidoscopic vastness on the web; Jay Rosen goes after Wolf Blitzer; Schoolhouse Rock on how a bill becomes a ... Read More

The Online Impact of McCain's Decentralized Campaign

BY Patrick Ruffini | Tuesday, March 18 2008

Last week, the McCain campaign announced a break from the BC'04 command-and-control model in the political department. There will be no political director, and instead authority will be devolved to the states and ... Read More

Security Breach Found and Fixed in PA Online Voter Registration Service

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Tuesday, March 18 2008

Pennsylvania Voter Services just fixed a serious security breach in their online voter registration process. As recently as 5:00 pm this afternoon, anyone downloading a blank voter registration card was provided a URL ... Read More

YouTube: Moving Toward Peace

BY | Tuesday, March 18 2008

Sen. Mike Gravel responds to a question in regards to a global environment of peace, posed by Yaron Fishman. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I48yBzhHi5A http://www.gravel2008.us Do you have a question for Senator Gravel? ... Read More

Obama Battled for Early Votes as McCain Blitzed Clinton in February

BY Kate Kaye | Tuesday, March 18 2008

In February, Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama battled for Texas voters in millions of get out the vote ads leading up to the Lone Star primary and caucuses. Meanwhile, John McCain took advantage of his lone ... Read More

Daily Digest: Obama Fights The Online Propaganda War

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, March 18 2008

Barack Obama gives a major speech, adds to the online cacophony surrounding Jeremiah Wright; MySpace announces its Impact Awards; New York celebrates its Internet industry; lively discussion on the Obama blog as he gives ... Read More

Daily Digest: Obama Fights The Online Propaganda War

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, March 18 2008

Barack Obama gives a major speech, adds to the online cacophony surrounding Jeremiah Wright; MySpace announces its Impact Awards; New York celebrates its Internet industry; lively discussion on the Obama blog as he gives ... Read More

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wednesday >

First POST: Connecting the Dots

Take Back the Tech grades Facebook, Twitter, et al, on transparency; MayDay PAC founder Lawrence Lessig talks about getting matched funds; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Splits

USA Freedom Act divides Internet activists; Julian Assange's Reddit "Ask Me Anything"; New York's pro-net-neutrality protest; and much, much more GO

monday >

After Election Loss, Teachout and Wu Keep Up Net Neutrality and Anti-Comcast Merger Campaign

The Teachout/Wu campaign may have lost, but their pro net-neutrality campaign continued Monday as both former candidates participated in a rallly in New York City marking the final day to comment on the Federal Communications Commission's Internet proposals and kept up their pressure on Governor Andrew Cuomo. GO

friday >

NYC Politicians and Advocacy Groups Say Airbnb Misrepresents Sharing Economy

A coalition of New York election officials and affordable housing groups have launched an advocacy effort targeting Airbnb called "Share Better" that includes an ad campaign, a web platform, and social media outreach. GO

First POST: Data Dumps

The Internet Slowdown's impact on the FCC; Uber drivers try to go on strike; four kinds of civic tech; and much, much more. GO

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