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Keeping tabs on the mobile opportunity

BY Michael Tate | Saturday, April 12 2008

The mobile phone as political communication channel orbits around the simple use of text messages (SMS). Senator Clinton uses them. Senator Barack uses them. Let's talk about the next phase. What's the future strategy ... Read More

Daily Digest: A Barack Blowout?

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, April 11 2008

Because it's Friday, we bring you Bras for Hillary; Compete data shows a blowout for Barack Obama, but RealClearPolitics averages show a different story; are suffering from election fatigue?; GroundReport posts a ... Read More

Daily Digest: A Barack Blowout?

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, April 11 2008

Because it's Friday, we bring you Bras for Hillary; Compete data shows a blowout for Barack Obama, but RealClearPolitics averages show a different story; are suffering from election fatigue?; GroundReport posts a ... Read More

Favorite Videos of the Week: The Audacity of Eminem Impressions

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, April 11 2008

It's favorite video time! Andy Cobb laments the end of Hillary's run; Obama Girl returns (again); Elton John enters U.S. politics; a conservative rapper does that really-fast-rapping thing like Eminem; and Barack Obama ... Read More

Poof! Gone.

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Thursday, April 10 2008

Now you see it, now you don't. I tried to show my Internet Advocacy Communication class the new McCain Girls video this evening. We have been following their adventures as we study YouTube's impact on the election, and ... Read More

LegiStorm and Conducting the Peoples' Business

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, April 10 2008

A super interesting controversy has been brewing over LegiStorm, the transparency-obsessed site devoted to bringing public — but buried — documents and data to light. Read More

LegiStorm and Conducting the Peoples' Business

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, April 10 2008

A super interesting controversy has been brewing over LegiStorm, the transparency-obsessed site devoted to bringing public — but buried — documents and data to light. Read More

Daily Digest: Grassroots Fundraising vs. Public Financing

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, April 10 2008

NPR launches a new hub for voters to post their political stories; does Obama's fundraising model remove the need for public financing?; why do government tax sites work better than government participation sites?; ... Read More

Daily Digest: Grassroots Fundraising vs. Public Financing

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, April 10 2008

NPR launches a new hub for voters to post their political stories; does Obama's fundraising model remove the need for public financing?; why do government tax sites work better than government participation sites?; ... Read More

YouTube: The Heartland Libertarian Conference: Opening Remarks

BY | Wednesday, April 9 2008

Senator Mike Gravel gives his opening remarks at the Heartland Libertarian Conference debate. The Senator is the only declared candidate in the race for the Libertarian nomination with both domestic and foreign policy ... Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed friday >

First POST: Overreaching

Why the FCC balked at the Comcast-TimeWarner deal; Sheryl Sandberg wants Hillary Clinton to lean into the White House; the UK's Democracy Club brings a lot more information to election season; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Ownership

"Tell us more about your bog"; the shrinking role of public participation on campaign websites; "Aaron's Law" has been reintroduced in Congress; is the Comcast-TimeWarner merger on its last legs?; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Bush League

Presidential candidates hiding behind Super PACs; what this means for American democracy; demos at the White House; a demand for Facebook to be more open about news in the newsfeed; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Glass Half Full

A new Pew study on open government data in the US; the FOIA exemption ruffling transparency advocates' feathers; social media bot farms; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Zucked Up

Mark Zuckerberg responds to criticism of "zero rating" Facebook access in India; turning TVs into computers; how Facebook is changing the way UK users see the upcoming General Election; BuzzFeed's split priorities; a new website for "right-of-center women"; and much, much more. GO

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