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Grading the Campaign's Email Campaigns

BY Michael Whitney | Monday, November 26 2007

Email messages are the hallmark of online communications. Forgetting about Facebook applications and video mashups, email is the one tried and true avenue to communicate with constituents or customers. But if your inbox ... Read More

ABC News Friends Facebook

BY Fred Stutzman | Monday, November 26 2007

The New York Times reports that ABC News and Facebook have partnered in the creation of a new US Politics application. The application, originally designed by Facebook as a simple way to find and support politicians who ... Read More

YouTube: Islamic terrorists cross plan to attack Arizona Fort

BY | Monday, November 26 2007

http://TeamTancredo.org, terrorists are planning to attack Ft. Huachuca in Arizona, which is the largest military intelligence base in the country. Do you still think we were "fear-mongering" with our latest TV ad now? ... Read More

Dodd Breaks the Frame, Asks YouTube Question of GOPers

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, November 26 2007

Finally, a presidential candidate has seized the opportunity presented by the CNN/YouTube debates and posted a question of his colleagues. Remember when techPresident blogger David All urged his Republican colleagues to ... Read More

Daily Digest: Get Ready for the CNN/YouTube Debate [UPDATE]

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, November 26 2007

The Republican CNN/YouTube debate is this Wednesday, and certain videos are getting "weeded out"; one writer suggests that we could be in a "banner moment for unmediated political action"; Jersey City's WFMU launches a ... Read More

Daily Digest: Get Ready for the CNN/YouTube Debate [UPDATE]

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, November 26 2007

The Republican CNN/YouTube debate is this Wednesday, and certain videos are getting "weeded out"; one writer suggests that we could be in a "banner moment for unmediated political action"; Jersey City's WFMU launches a ... Read More

Greens urge support for civil society and democracy in Pakistan, cutoff in military aid

BY | Sunday, November 25 2007

WASHINGTON, DC -- Green Party leaders and candidates called for national and global support for civil society, democracy, and the rule of law in Pakistan, an end to President Pervez Musharraf's 'national emergency' ... Read More

Mike Huckabee is Running the Best Web Campaign

BY Zephyr Teachout | Sunday, November 25 2007

He's got the highest traffic, and the most encouragement of distributed action outside Ron Paul. He's got the best use of user-created videos, and a loose attitude on the blog. Other candidates would do well to learn ... Read More

Presidential Candidates Can't Resist Holiday Appeal in E-mails

BY Kate Kaye | Thursday, November 22 2007

Anniversaries and holidays elicit thoughts of family, togetherness, home cookin', and for political candidates, e-mail fundraising. For top-polled 2008 presidential candidates, special days like birthdays, Halloween, and ... Read More

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Mark Pesce on "Hypercivility" at @CivicHall

A week ago, digital ethnologist Mark Pesce gave a talk here at Civic Hall on the topic of "Hypercivility." As you will see from watching the video, it's an extension of years of research and thinking he has done on the effects of hyperconnectivity on our world. Be forewarned, this is not an "easy" talk to watch or digest. While Pesce definitely has our social-media-powered "Age of Outrage" on his mind, he grounds his talk in a much more serious place: post-genocide Rwanda, which he recently visited. GO

First POST: Impossibles

The FCC vote; a proxy Democratic primary battle in Chicago; Gov Andrew Cuomo begins deleting all state employee emails more than 90 days old; men talking about women in tech; and much, much more. GO

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First POST: Off the Books

Chicago's "black site"; The New York Times reports "little guys" like Tumblr and Reddit have won the fight for net neutrality but fails to mention Free Press or Demand Progress; Hillary Clinton fan products on Etsy to inspire campaign slogans?; and much, much more. GO

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First POST: Challenges

How Silicon Valley donors are thinking about Hillary Clinton 2016; Yahoo's security chief locks horns with the head of the NSA; Instagram location data catches a Congressman with his hand in the till; and much, much more. GO

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First POST: Bows

CitizenFour wins best doc; Ken Silverstein resigned from First Look Media and took to Facebook to vent; why we need more Congressional staffers; who profits from the net neutrality debate; banning PowerPoint presentations; and much, much more. GO

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First POST: Sim Pickings

Using stolen encryption keys, the NSA and GCHQ can intercept and decrypt communications between billions of phones without notifying the service provider, foreign governments or users; get to know Sarah Harrison, the WikiLeaks editor who helped Snowden gain asylum in Russia; a profile of the Fight for the Future leaders; how the new wave of black community organizing is not hashtag activism; and much, much more. GO

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