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Daily Digest: 10/3/07

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, October 3 2007

Slate writers on the glories of Google Suggest; James Kotecki officially joins the Politico; are DailyKos' traffic numbers artificially inflated by Sitemeter?; the lack of social conservatives online; techPresident is ... Read More

Blogging's Stuck in the Now (More on the Jena Six)

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, October 2 2007

At the risk of introducing what might seem superficial into a highly charged debate over the lack of blog coverage of the Jena Six, I'd highlight one factor that hasn't yet been discussed: political blogging's obsession ... Read More

Thank you -- and a gift

BY | Tuesday, October 2 2007

---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Hillary Clinton Date: Oct 2, 2007 7:01 PM Subject: Thank you -- and a gift [image: Hillary for President] Dear Presidential, [image: photo] I want to personally thank you for ... Read More

Strange Criticism

BY Michael Turk | Tuesday, October 2 2007

(I currently serve as an outside advisor to Friends of Fred Thompson. This post should not be construed as an official position of the campaign, however. These thoughts are mine alone and do not reflect the views of the ... Read More

To win

BY | Tuesday, October 2 2007

October 2, 2007 Our goal is to win. We have 96 days, maybe less. We have one shot. ***** Yesterday afternoon, the Ron Paul 2008 staff came together to hear that message.  I shared it with them then.  I share it with ... Read More

Daily Digest: 10/2/077

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, October 2 2007

Why do more men than women engage with political websites? Are they're avoiding doing the dishes?; A new site in support of Ron Paul gets into field organizing; Ann Romney has a new blog; and third-quarter fundraising ... Read More

Daily Digest: 10/2/07

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, October 2 2007

Why do more men than women engage with political websites? Are they avoiding doing the dishes?; A new site in support of Ron Paul gets into field organizing; Ann Romney has a new blog; and third-quarter fundraising ... Read More

Hillary Sends A Handwritten Note!

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, October 2 2007

Chris Dodd and Barack Obama sent out plain text-looking emails last week with informal language that made the emails feel tossed off and addressed just to me. Now Hillary has one-upped them. Her email announcing her $27 ... Read More

Gun Rights Policy Conference October 5-7

BY | Monday, October 1 2007

October 1, 2007 The Gun Rights Policy Conference will be held on October 5-7 at the Drawbridge Inn & Convention Center in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky near the Cincinnati, Ohio airport. Dr. Paul is scheduled to address the ... Read More

Daily Digest: 10/1/07

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, October 1 2007

A new video investigates Rudy Giuliani's "scheduling conflicts" on the day of an African American-themed debate; a video shows that Mitt Romney has invested a tidy sum of money in Iran, despite very public calls for ... Read More

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New Media Sites in Iran Blur Lines Between Citizen Journo, Professional Journo, & Activist

In 2010, Newsweek declared Iran the “birthplace of citizen journalism.” Iranian bloggers were hailed by Westerners as “brave” for their coverage of the aftermath of the disputed 2009 election. A 40-second video of the death of Neda Agha-Soltan during an anti-government protest won a prestigious George Polk Award, the first anonymously-produced work to be so honored. And then came the 2013 study “Whither Blogestan,” which sought to explain Iran's shrinking blogosphere. Of nearly 25,000 highly active and connected blogs in 2008 and 2009, only 20 percent were still online in September 2013.

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