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Daily Digest: Waiting to Change Congress

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, March 20 2008

A video tries to tie Barack Obama more closely to Jeremiah Wright and radical black politics; Fox News still needs to be schooled about who gets credit for writing community blogs; a new site is like Digg for the media ... Read More

A New Twystery In Our Midst

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, March 19 2008

This morning I received notifications that a slew of new Twitter users were following my tweets: "Wow, is Jim Gilmore is really starting a Twitter account now?" I didn't ask myself. Obviously someone is up to some ... Read More

Obama's Speech (in 50 words or less, or 37 minutes and more?)

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, March 19 2008

Will Barack Obama's big speech on race in America be remembered for the sound-bites our broadcast media system chooses to amplify, or will it be remembered for the sound-blasts that our networked internet media system ... Read More

Obama's Speech (in 50 words or less, or 37 minutes and more?)

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, March 19 2008

Will Barack Obama's big speech on race in America be remembered for the sound-bites our broadcast media system chooses to amplify, or will it be remembered for the sound-blasts that our networked internet media system ... Read More

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

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

News Briefs

RSS Feed friday >

First POST: Spoilers

How the GOP hasn't fixed its tech talent gap; the most tech-savvy elected official in America, and the most tech-savvy state-wide candidate; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Hot Spots

How Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is making inroads in China; labor protests among Uber drivers spread to more cities; new data about the prevalence of online harassment; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Reminders

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

tuesday >

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

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

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