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Daily Digest: A Kinder, Gentler YouTube

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, February 26 2008

Steve Grove offers a nostalgic tour de 'Tube; a cool chart shows the ratio of Obama's blog mentions and those of Clinton; mp3's of the campaigns' conference calls are surfacing; Blue Majority supporters vote not to ... Read More

Daily Digest: A Kinder, Gentler YouTube

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, February 26 2008

Steve Grove offers a nostalgic tour de 'Tube; a cool chart shows the ratio of Obama's blog mentions and those of Clinton; mp3's of the campaigns' conference calls are surfacing; Blue Majority supporters vote not to ... Read More

Nader Again: A Snare and a Delusion

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, February 26 2008

Ralph Nader is running for president, again. But he has a problem: he doesn't understand the web as well as the web understands him. Message to Ralph: It's not the 1970s any more. It's not even the 1990s any more. Read More

Barack Obama for President

BY | Tuesday, February 26 2008

Dear Friend, We have been through a lot in this past year and your friendship and support have meant so much to me. Read More

YouTube: Ron Paul At The Arab American Institute Conference

BY | Tuesday, February 26 2008

Ron Paul At The Arab American Institute Conference in Dearborn, Michigan, Fall 2007. Read More

Texas For Huckabee!

BY | Monday, February 25 2008

Tomorrow we will begin television advertising Read More

Primary Season Signals Adoption of Online Ads by Political Campaigns

BY Kate Kaye | Monday, February 25 2008

Media coverage of 2008 presidential campaigning on the Web has been dominated by talk of social networking, blogs, viral video, and other tough-to-track social media phenomena. No campaign staffer worth his salt would ... Read More

Lessig Opts Out, Citing Compressed Schedule

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, February 25 2008

Stanford professor Larry Lessig just announced via a short video on his personal blog that he's reached a decision on whether or not to launch a campaign for the open seat in California's 12th congressional district. ... Read More

Daily Digest: To Endorse Or Not To Endorse

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, February 25 2008

Judging the efficacy of a Google bomb campaign against John McCain; three liberal blogs ask readers if they should endorse a candidate before the nominee emerges; another piece about why Twitter matters; illustrating the ... Read More

Daily Digest: To Endorse Or Not To Endorse

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, February 25 2008

Judging the efficacy of a Google bomb campaign against John McCain; three liberal blogs ask readers if they should endorse a candidate before the nominee emerges; another piece about why Twitter matters; illustrating the ... Read More

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Beyond @Congressedits, Capitol Hill Looks for Entry to Wikipedia

As he recently told techPresident, the creator of Congressedits did not aim to make Members of Congress look bad, but said he hoped that they would recognize the importance of Wikipedia as a public space and engage more with its community. "If staffers and politicians identified as Wikipedians, that would be super. You could imagine politicians' home pages with a list of their recent edits, that they would be proud of the things that they are doing." On Capitol Hill, there is in fact interest in making that vision a reality, starting off with an initial conversation that could create a framework for more Wikipedians in Congress. GO

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In the Philippines, Citizens Go Undercover With Bantay to Monitor Public Offices

The Philippines, a country of almost 100 million, is considered among the most corrupt country in Southeast Asia, despite a boost in Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index in the past few years (from 134th in 2010 to 94th in 2013 out of 175.) Corruption involves all levels of government, but benefits also from a mindset of tolerance, says Happy Feraren, the co-founder of Bantay.ph, an anti-corruption educational initiative that teaches citizens how to monitor the quality of government services, sometimes by going undercover. GO

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