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Daily Digest: The Wikipedia Primary

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, March 6 2008

Mark Glaser interviews Patrick Ruffini; Rolling Stone glowingly investigates Obama's grassroots game; Mike Connery at TPMCafe; who's winning the Wikipedia primary?; Flickr for Good launches; and the candidates do some, ... Read More

Daily Digest: The Wikipedia Primary

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, March 6 2008

Mark Glaser interviews Patrick Ruffini; Rolling Stone glowingly investigates Obama's grassroots game; Mike Connery at TPMCafe; who's winning the Wikipedia primary?; Flickr for Good launches; and the candidates do some, ... Read More

Facebook's Strange Choice to Swap Political Identity for Party Label

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, March 6 2008

I'm going to piggyback off Michael Whitney's news of Facebook's decision to swap political identities for party labels, and say: what a strange and misguided choice. Read More

Facebook Changes "Political Views" Options to Political Parties

BY Michael Whitney | Thursday, March 6 2008

Yesterday Facebook changed the way it lets users identify their political views, replacing a simple spectrum of views with a cluttered list of international political parties. Organizing people into political parties ... Read More

How Are Candidates Spending Their Money Online?

BY Colin Delany | Wednesday, March 5 2008

Update from the Politics Online Conference: some quick numbers from Patrick Quinn of PQMedia on how candidates are expected to spend their money online in 2008. And, what will it take to boost the percentage of political ... Read More

Daily Digest: What A Night!

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, March 5 2008

What a night! Clinton is victorious in Ohio, Texas, and Rhode Island; our charts show an Obama rise despite the real-world polls; John McCain is now the nominee, and Mike Huckabee is out; McCain's splash page mimics a ... Read More

Daily Digest: What A Night!

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, March 5 2008

What a night! Clinton is victorious in Ohio, Texas, and Rhode Island; our charts show an Obama rise despite the real-world polls; John McCain is now the nominee, and Mike Huckabee is out; McCain's splash page mimics a ... Read More

Hillary's Classy Tweets to Ohio and Rhode Island

BY Michael Whitney | Wednesday, March 5 2008

Hillary brought some short & simple class to Twitter tonight - she thanked both Rhode Island and Ohio immediately after winning each state. Read More

I'm just so psyched Hillary won Ohio

BY Morra Aarons-Mele | Tuesday, March 4 2008

I just saw Josh Levy and he asked me to describe why Hillary won Ohio in 300 words or less...but I can't. I don't want to do a cerebral analysis on why Hillary won Ohio. I'm just...psyched. Hopeful. As a longtime, ... Read More

Justine Lam on Ron Paul's Networked Campaign

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, March 4 2008

Justine Lam, the internet director of the Ron Paul campaign, just gave a really interesting summary of how and why Ron Paul succeeded on- and off-line. I can't possibly live-blog every speaker or session at Politics ... 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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