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Daily Digest: 10/30/07 [UPDATE]

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, October 30 2007

Off The Bus and Scoop08, two citizen-journalism efforts tracking the election, get the New York Times treatment; a Republican CNN/YouTube debate is confirmed (I thought that already happened?); what is the meaning of ... Read More

Why We Need Joe Biden in the White House

BY | Tuesday, October 30 2007

Last week, former Senator and Republican candidate for President Fred Thompson said, "we will not be a safer America if the whole world watches us being defeated by a bunch of kids with improvised explosive ... Read More

Liveblogging Obama at the MySpace/MTV presidential dialogue

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, October 29 2007

I'm liveblogging Barack Obama's appearance on the second MySpace/MTV Presidential Dialogue, which begins momentarily, and in which Obama will respond to the top video on 10Questions.com. 2:32: It's over. I have no idea ... Read More

10Questions Update 10/29/07: Usage Surges!

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, October 29 2007

Well, we've had quite a weekend, ever since we announced that the top question as of 10am today would be asked of Senator Barack Obama during this afternoon's live MySpace/MTV dialogue at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA. ... Read More

10Questions Update 10/29/07: Usage Surges!

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, October 29 2007

Well, we've had quite a weekend, ever since we announced that the top question as of 10am today would be asked of Senator Barack Obama during this afternoon's live MySpace/MTV dialogue at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA. ... Read More

Daily Digest: 10/29/07

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, October 29 2007

More on the RedState ban on Ron Paul "shills"; Matt Stoller responds to Patrick Ruffini's analysis of newly-released Facebook data; as we suspected, media coverage of the election is more horerace-y than ever before; ... Read More

Daily Digest: 10/29/07

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, October 29 2007

More on the RedState ban on Ron Paul "shills"; Matt Stoller responds to Patrick Ruffini's analysis of newly-released Facebook data; as we suspected, media coverage of the election is more horerace-y than ever before; ... Read More

Washington, Jefferson and Paul

BY | Monday, October 29 2007

October 29, 2007 The time and money needed to elect the best president since George Washington and Thomas Jefferson are quickly running out. The Time New Hampshire could hold its primary as early as December 11. Iowa is ... Read More

One Million Strong For Your Name Here

BY Fred Stutzman | Monday, October 29 2007

The New York Times reports on Stephen Colbert's Facebook Group "1,000,000 Strong For Stephen T Colbert." Like anything Colbert, one should be cautious when drawing serious inferences, but the report begs a few questions. ... Read More

Tech Guru Vince Stehle Launches LoremIpsum.com

BY Micah L. Sifry | Saturday, October 27 2007

Veteran adviser to the nonprofit sector and technology guru Vince Stehle today announced his new venture, LoremIpsum.com. The site will provide filler content to web developers worldwide for free, and make money off the ... Read More

News Briefs

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First POST: Responding

The aftermath of Ferguson continues to reverberate; how one Senate campaign took advantage of Facebook's micro-targeting tools; the new Congress' tech agenda; and much, much more GO

tuesday >

First POST: Sad Reality

How social media changed the course of the Ferguson story; Ready for Hillary's 3-million-member email list; why Mark Cuban opposes net neutrality rules; and much, much more. GO

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First POST: All Against All

Why Uber isn't "the future" of cities; why journalists lost control of journalism; how Sean Parker is spending his political money; and much, much more. GO

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First POST: Power Frames

The differences between "old power" and "new power"; Uber as a new/old power hybrid; debating Clay Shirky's feminist cred; and much, much more. GO

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First POST: Creeping

Senator Al Franken's tough questions for Uber's CEO; how the NSA could make its phone metadata program permanent; global privacy groups launch a personal spyware catcher called Detekt; and much, much more. GO

Recreation.gov and other Govt Projects Move Toward Embracing New Digital Approach

A draft request for proposals for the revamping of Recreation.gov will include a requirement that reservation availability data be publicly accessible and that all proposals detail how they will enable third-party sales, as two members of the United States Digital Services have joined the government team overseeing the RFP, meeting some key demands of civic technologists and consumer oriented technology companies. GO

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