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Yahoo Buzz: Nationwide, PA, NC

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 8 2008

I got my meathooks on some juicy new Yahoo! Buzz data showing voters’ searching trends nationally, in Pennsylvania, and in North Carolina. Also, to get a sense of how the web aligns with offline opinion and how it ... Read More

Announcing Rebooting Democracy

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 8 2008

Want to win a free pass to PdF 2008? Send us your ideas... Today we’re happy to announce a new PdF book project called Rebooting America: Democracy in the 21st Century, an anthology of essays from leading thinkers and ... Read More

Truckers are Organizing Online: Is a Nationwide Shutdown Coming?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, April 8 2008

Is a nationwide truckers' strike just over the horizon? As gasoline prices climb towards and past $4 a gallon, something is brewing that--with the help of the web--could very well upend the flatlining presidential ... Read More

Truckers are Organizing Online: Is a Nationwide Shutdown Coming?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, April 8 2008

Is a nationwide truckers' strike just over the horizon? As gasoline prices climb towards and past $4 a gallon, something is brewing that--with the help of the web--could very well upend the flatlining presidential ... Read More

Announcing Rebooting Democracy

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 8 2008

Want to win a free pass to PdF 2008? Send us your ideas... Today we’re happy to announce a new PdF book project called Rebooting America: Democracy in the 21st Century, an anthology of essays from leading thinkers and ... Read More

Daily Digest: Obama in Chinese

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 8 2008

A "Clinton insider" launches a site calling for Obama/Clinton unity; another site makes it easy to lobby the super delegates; Bobby Jindal for VP?; conservative bloggers aren't paying much attention to McCain; a Chinese ... Read More

Daily Digest: Obama in Chinese

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 8 2008

A "Clinton insider" launches a site calling for Obama/Clinton unity; another site makes it easy to lobby the super delegates; Bobby Jindal for VP?; conservative bloggers aren't paying much attention to McCain; a Chinese ... Read More

You Choose and C-SPAN: Made in Heaven

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, April 7 2008

As each primary has come and gone this year — Iowa, New Hampshire, Super Tuesday — YouTube has encouraged users to cover them using video. But politics editor Steve Grove, who heads up the YouChoose ‘08 ... Read More

YouTube: Scranton

BY | Monday, April 7 2008

Hillary spent her summers in Scranton growing up, and those memories are part of the foundation of her faith in the American dream. Author: hillaryclintondotcom Keywords: "Hillary Clinton" "Scranton Added: April 7, 2008 ... Read More

Daily Digest: Rest in Peace, Ron Paul Graphs!

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, April 7 2008

Media Matters illustrates just how many lobbyists are working on McCain's campaign; stop all political robo calls now!; folks Hillaryis44 create a 48-state flag; a kerfuffle over McCain, Obama, and Mark Warner ... Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed tuesday >

First POST: Sad Reality

How social media changed the course of the Ferguson story; Ready for Hillary's 3-million-member email list; why Mark Cuban opposes net neutrality rules; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: All Against All

Why Uber isn't "the future" of cities; why journalists lost control of journalism; how Sean Parker is spending his political money; and much, much more. GO

friday >

First POST: Power Frames

The differences between "old power" and "new power"; Uber as a new/old power hybrid; debating Clay Shirky's feminist cred; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Creeping

Senator Al Franken's tough questions for Uber's CEO; how the NSA could make its phone metadata program permanent; global privacy groups launch a personal spyware catcher called Detekt; and much, much more. GO

Recreation.gov and other Govt Projects Move Toward Embracing New Digital Approach

A draft request for proposals for the revamping of Recreation.gov will include a requirement that reservation availability data be publicly accessible and that all proposals detail how they will enable third-party sales, as two members of the United States Digital Services have joined the government team overseeing the RFP, meeting some key demands of civic technologists and consumer oriented technology companies. GO

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