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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

Statewide Advertising

BY | Saturday, February 23 2008

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"In Canon" Voter-Generated Content

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, February 22 2008

Trolling the Internets today in an attempt to make some sense of last night's perplexing Lost episode, I came across an idea that made me think, naturally, of a new way of understanding the tremendous amount of ... Read More

"Social Networking and the Presidential Campaigns" at the Politics Online Conference

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Friday, February 22 2008

For those of you attending (or thinking of attending) the upcoming Politics Online Conference, consider attending a panel I have assembled: Social Networking/Media Strategy of the Presidential Campaigns. While it may be ... Read More

Obama's Message Is In The Remix

BY Editors | Friday, February 22 2008

Watching the Obama campaign message, "Yes we can," morph into a music video and then once again into a user-generated participatory project is to see the beginnings of Web Politics 2.0. Read More

Daily Digest: Hillary Speaks For Me!

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, February 22 2008

Blogosphere reactions to the New York Times piece on McCain and lobbyists; some genuine voter-generated content on behalf of Hillary; Obama is destroying McCain online but McCain is getting more buzz in the blogosphere; ... Read More

Daily Digest: Hillary Speaks For Me!

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, February 22 2008

Blogosphere reactions to the New York Times piece on McCain and lobbyists; some genuine voter-generated content on behalf of Hillary; Obama is destroying McCain online but McCain is getting more buzz in the blogosphere; ... Read More

Our Favorite Videos of the Week: War of the Words and Very Bad Songs

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, February 22 2008

Barack Obama has been accused of “plagiarizing” others’ campaign speeches, including those of his friend, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick. Whether or not absorbing phrases from friends — or ... Read More

Obama: $60M in February?

BY Patrick Ruffini | Thursday, February 21 2008

According to my initial projections off this crowdsourced spreadsheet of Obama donations I set up after the Wisconsin victory, Obama has already raised at least $45 million for February and is on track to raise $60 ... Read More

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NYC Open Data Advocates Focus on Quality And Value Over Quantity

The New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications plans to publish more than double the amount of datasets this year than it published to the portal last year, new Commissioner Anne Roest wrote last week in an annual report mandated by the city's ...

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NYC Open Data Advocates Focus on Quality And Value Over Quantity

The New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications plans to publish more than double the amount of datasets this year than it published to the portal last year, new Commissioner Anne Roest wrote last week in an annual report mandated by the city's open data law, with 135 datasets scheduled to be released this year, and almost 100 more to come in 2015. But as preparations are underway for City Council open data oversight hearings in the fall, what matters more to advocates than the absolute number of the datasets is their quality. GO

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