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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

Grading the Presidential Email Campaigns (Spoiler: Everybody Flunks)

BY Colin Delany | Thursday, February 28 2008

Marketer Brent Rosengren has embarked on a journey through the wilds of presidential email campaigns, using commercial email marketing standards and practices as a standard, and guess what: ALL of the top-level campaigns ... Read More

How YouTube is Replacing the Soundbite with the Soundblast

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, February 27 2008

New York Times TV critic Alessandra Stanley writes that "Debates give candidates a chance to break loose of YouTube-ification and speak for themselves at length." She couldn't be more wrong about YouTube. Read More

How YouTube is Replacing the Soundbite with the Soundblast

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, February 27 2008

New York Times TV critic Alessandra Stanley writes that "Debates give candidates a chance to break loose of YouTube-ification and speak for themselves at length." She couldn't be more wrong about YouTube. Read More

William F. Buckley, 1926-2008

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, February 27 2008

Relive the 1968 Buckley v Vidal debate, via the magic of YouTube. Read More

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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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