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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

YouTube: Ron Paul Short Promo Video

BY | Tuesday, March 18 2008

Highlights from speeches in Seattle, South Carolina and the Iowa Straw Poll Read More

Money Talks, Politicians Listen

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, March 17 2008

I wondered what the presidential candidates and other politicians were saying about the Federal Reserve's unprecedented interventions in the financial sector, including today's provision of $30 billion to guarantee JP ... Read More

Money Talks, Politicians Listen

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, March 17 2008

I wondered what the presidential candidates and other politicians were saying about the Federal Reserve's unprecedented interventions in the financial sector, including today's provision of $30 billion to guarantee JP ... Read More

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Why the RNC hasn't managed to reboot how Republican campaigns use voter data; new ways of using phone banking to get out the vote; how the UK's digital director is still ahead of the e-govt curve; and much, much more. GO

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First POST: Patient Zero

Monica Lewinsky emerges with a mission to fight cyber-bullying; Marc Andreessen explains his political philosophy; tech donors to MayDay PAC get pushback from Congressional incumbents; and much, much more. GO

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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

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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

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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

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