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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

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

Daily Digest: Too Little Too Late for Clinton?

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, February 27 2008

A new Hillary Clinton Facebook app may be too late; a MySpace poll shows increased support for Obama; a mysterious Edwards URL redirects to Barack Obama's site; what are those superdelegates doing all day?; barely a nod ... Read More

Daily Digest: Too Little Too Late for Clinton?

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, February 27 2008

A new Hillary Clinton Facebook app may be too late; a MySpace poll shows increased support for Obama; a mysterious Edwards URL redirects to Barack Obama's site; what are those superdelegates doing all day?; barely a nod ... Read More

All Politics is Wiki: Kentucky Bloggers Wikify their Party

BY Michael Whitney | Wednesday, February 27 2008

Kentucky bloggers are taking back their state's Democratic Party, one wiki entry at a time.  This week Ben Carter and Joe Sonka, proprietors of the progressive Kentucky blog BlueGrassRoots, announced the creation of ... Read More

All Politics is Wiki: Kentucky Bloggers Wikify their Party

BY Michael Whitney | Wednesday, February 27 2008

Kentucky bloggers are taking back their state's Democratic Party, one wiki entry at a time.  This week Ben Carter and Joe Sonka, proprietors of the progressive Kentucky blog BlueGrassRoots, announced the creation of ... Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed 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

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

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