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Conference(s) Calling

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, February 28 2008

The conference season is heating up, and while we're not at TED or BIL or FRED*, Andrew, Josh and I will be busy over the next few weeks. Here are some highlights, including Politics Online, ETech, Freedom-to-Connect, ... Read More

Conference(s) Calling

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, February 28 2008

The conference season is heating up, and while we're not at TED or BIL or FRED*, Andrew, Josh and I will be busy over the next few weeks. Here are some highlights, including Politics Online, ETech, Freedom-to-Connect, ... Read More

Charting the Action in Ohio and Texas

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, February 28 2008

As we get closer to the Ohio and Texas primaries, offline polls are showing Barack Obama moving to a tie with Hillary Clinton in Texas, and within six or seven points of her in Ohio. But the online action in those states ... Read More

The Campaign I'd Like To See

BY Michael Turk | Thursday, February 28 2008

A recent Washington Post article quoted me as saying most online campaigns really aren't moving the ball forward. In a recent appearance at Google, Garrett Graff was asked if he agreed with my assertion. I'll let you ... Read More

Blackroots Press Black Superdelegates

BY Ari Melber | Thursday, February 28 2008

Black netroots activists are pressing the CBC on Obama as John Lewis Ditches Clinton. Read More

Blackroots Press Black Superdelegates

BY Ari Melber | Thursday, February 28 2008

Black netroots activists are pressing the CBC on Obama as John Lewis Ditches Clinton. Read More

Daily Digest: Bloomie's Officially Out

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, February 28 2008

The Internet lets us be armchair pundits like never before; it's official: it's no longer cool to be a presidential candidate who's ignorant about technology; jymomma4obama gets the text out; Googlebombing from the ... Read More

Daily Digest: Bloomie's Officially Out

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, February 28 2008

The Internet lets us be armchair pundits like never before; it's official: it's no longer cool to be a presidential candidate who's ignorant about technology; jymomma4obama gets the text out; Googlebombing from the ... Read More

Offending Your Supporters: A Lesson in Bad E-mail

BY Michael Turk | Thursday, February 28 2008

Yesterday I got an e-mail from a local Hillary staffer looking for phone bank help. What I found interesting was the offensive tone it took. I had started to say she "asked" for help, but it really was more of a demand. ... Read More

Nader/Gravel Ticket? Id Meets Superego [UPDATED]

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, February 28 2008

Ralph Nader is announcing his Vice Presidential running mate today at noon, an unorthodox move to some, but required due to the onerous rules regarding petitioning for ballot access in many states. I predict he will pick ... Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed 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

friday >

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

thursday >

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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