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Daily Digest: The Online Cacophony Gets the Vanity Fair Treatment

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, May 1 2008

A fury over robo-calls in NC; Slate's history of the Democratic race; James Wolcott on the growing schism in the Democratic party; a March Madness-inspired game lets you pick McCain's running mate; Lookforgood.org wants ... Read More

YouTube Political Round-up: HIllary Has a Coffee Malfunction; McCain Behind the Scenes?; Obama Rejects and Denounces

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, April 30 2008

Some quick takes on the three campaigns' ups and downs in YouTube-land: Will Hillary Clinton's difficulties finding the rest-stop coffee machine ON button go viral? Does anyone want to go "Behind the Scenes" with John ... Read More

VIDEOCRACY 4.30.08: The Fort Bragg YouTube Video

BY Dan Manatt | Wednesday, April 30 2008

After weeks of gotchas from the e-paparazzi, which seemed to suggest Web Video is the medium only of the gaffe, along comes a Web Video exposé that restores faith in the new citizen medium. This YouTube video – ... Read More

Daily Digest: Obama's Outreach (Or Lack Thereof)

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, April 30 2008

A North Carolina reporter/blogger sneaks into a closed Clinton event, and he feels okay about it; MoveOn the 15 finalists in its Obama in 30 Seconds contest; another contest from Project Breakout seeks to send bloggers ... Read More

Daily Digest: Obama's Outreach (Or Lack Thereof)

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, April 30 2008

A North Carolina reporter/blogger sneaks into a closed Clinton event, and he feels okay about it; MoveOn the 15 finalists in its Obama in 30 Seconds contest; another contest from Project Breakout seeks to send bloggers ... Read More

Assessing the newest digital device on the block: Chumby

BY Michael Tate | Wednesday, April 30 2008

The line between mediated and unmediated communication is blurring. A device like Chumby accelerates the blur. Read More

Sharing and policy? Scott McNealy to speak in DC

BY Dave Witzel | Wednesday, April 30 2008

Scott McNealy of Sun Microsystems to speak on "Open Source, Open Education and Eco-friendly: Can Sharing Improve Policy?" in Washington DC on 5/5. Read More

UK's Open Rights Group: Ask Becky Hogge

BY Dave Witzel | Wednesday, April 30 2008

The UK's Open Rights Group campaigns on issues like copyright reform, electronic voting, network neutrality and online privacy. Ask Executive Director Becky Hogge about their work. Read More

Livestreaming Hillary in Indiana

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 29 2008

This is neat: GroundReport livestreamed Hillary Clinton's meeting with the Indianapolis Star: Read More

Daily Digest: Wright's 15 Minutes of Fame

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 29 2008

Blogosphere reactions to Obama's Fox appearance; Jeremiah Wright gives everyone something to keep writing about; two college students and superdelegates are turning to YouTube to decide their votes; a roundup of Micah ... 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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