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Daily Digest: Twitter Giveth, And Twitter Taketh Away

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, March 21 2008

Twitter claims its first victim; Obama dominates YouTube; small donors play a big part in the presidential, not so much in smaller races; Obama Girl does *not* win a YouTube video award; despite sharing dip and nachos ... Read More

Daily Digest: Twitter Giveth, And Twitter Taketh Away

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, March 21 2008

Twitter claims its first victim; Obama dominates YouTube; small donors play a big part in the presidential, not so much in smaller races; Obama Girl does *not* win a YouTube video award; despite sharing dip and nachos ... Read More

Our Favorite Videos Of The Week: The Speech

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, March 21 2008

Whether voters were convinced by it or not, most would agree that Barack Obama's speech on race was a big moment in the 2008 race. We show it here, along with a few video responses. Also, Ron Paul's avatar rears its ... Read More

A personal note

BY | Friday, March 21 2008

Governor Bill Richardson ________________________ Dear Friend, During the last year, I have shared with you my vision and hopes for this nation as we look to repair the damage of the last seven years. And you have shared ... Read More

YouTube: Ron Paul on CNBC's Kudlow & Company

BY | Thursday, March 20 2008

Ron Paul on CNBC's Kudlow & Company 3-20-08 7pm est discusses why we should abolish the federal reserve Read More

Lessig Launches Change-Congress.org

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, March 20 2008

I'm at the National Press Club for the launch of Stanford Prof. Larry Lessig's new project, Change-Congress.org. He's here as part of Sunshine Week, and his speech is co-sponsored by the Sunlight Foundation (which I ... Read More

Lessig Launches Change-Congress.org

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, March 20 2008

I'm at the National Press Club for the launch of Stanford Prof. Larry Lessig's new project, Change-Congress.org. He's here as part of Sunshine Week, and his speech is co-sponsored by the Sunlight Foundation (which I ... Read More

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

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

News Briefs

RSS Feed friday >

First POST: Scary Monsters

Facebook opens up about its experiments on tweaking voting behavior; breaking news in the FCC net neutrality battle; getting hard data on civic tech's impact on political efficacy; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: System-Gaming

Why techies interested in political reform are facing challenges; the latest data on Democratic voter contacts in 2014; Hungary's anti-Internet tax demonstrations are getting huge; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Gimme Shelter

The link between intimate partner violence and surveillance tech; the operational security set-up that connected Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald and Edward Snowden; how Senate Dems are counting on tech to hold their majority; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Tribes

Edward Snowden on the Internet's impact on political polarization; trying to discern Hillary Clinton's position on NSA reform; why Microsoft is bullish on civic tech; and much, much more GO

monday >

First POST: Inventions

How voter data-sharing among GOP heavyweights is still lagging; why Facebook's News Feed scares news publishers; Google's ties to the State Department; and much, much more. GO

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