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Getting the Download from Joe Trippi

BY Micah L. Sifry | Sunday, March 30 2008

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Joe Trippi a week ago, as we both were in DC for the launch of Larry Lessig's new Change-Congress project. (Joe is working with Larry on CC, and the Sunlight Foundation, which I ... Read More

YouTube: Gotcha

BY | Saturday, March 29 2008

Senator Mike Gravel responds to RNN's Karen DePodwin's 'gotcha' question regarding his candidacy. http://www.gravel2008.us RNN: http://www.rnntv.com Read More

Daily Digest: The Letter Wars of 2008

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, March 28 2008

The Letter Wars: MoveOn fights a letter from Clinton donors with their own letter; Political Machine is apparently some sort of game about politics. We're not sure; a conversation about Obama and the "digital presidency" ... Read More

Daily Digest: The Letter Wars of 2008

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, March 28 2008

The Letter Wars: MoveOn fights a letter from Clinton donors with their own letter; Political Machine is apparently some sort of game about politics. We're not sure; a conversation about Obama and the "digital presidency" ... Read More

The Social Filter

BY Fred Stutzman | Friday, March 28 2008

Yesterday's NYT turned its gaze to the patterns of political connection young people are establishing in social media. In an article entitled Finding Political News Online, the Young Pass It On, Brian Stelter describes a ... Read More

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

News Briefs

RSS Feed monday >

First POST: Front Pagers

How Facebook's trending topics feed is wrecking political news; debating the FBI's need for an encrypted phone "backdoor"; democratizing crisis data; and much, much more. GO

friday >

First POST: Tracking

Questions about whether Whisper is secretly tracking its users' secrets; the FBI's continued push against the new wave of encrypted phones; community service, high-tech-mogul-style; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Hosts

Airbnb in hot water in NYC; Knight Prototype Fund backs some civic tech projects; pondering Google's position on net neutrality; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Africa Calling

How some techies are starting to respond to the Ebola crisis; everything you need to know about GamerGate; how Twitter may upset the 2015 UK elections; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Burrowing

How Democratic candidates down-ballot are getting access to the same voter targeting tools used by larger campaigns; Microsoft Bing rolls out its election prediction program; Edward Snowden's first emails to Laura Poitras; and much, much more. GO

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