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Is OFA Ready for This Close-Up?

BY Ari Melber | Monday, March 23 2009

Organizing for America is suddenly getting lots of attention. It almost feels like the traditional press discovered Obama's post-campaign organizing effort this month, even though there have been national gatherings and ... Read More

Can McCain's BlackBerry "Joke" Make McCain a Joke?

BY Ari Melber | Wednesday, September 17 2008

The McCain campaign quickly backtracked from its Tuesday announcement that the Republican presidential nominee invented the BlackBerry, explaining that the declaration was really all a joke. But the joke may be on ... Read More

Can McCain's BlackBerry "Joke" Make McCain a Joke?

BY Ari Melber | Wednesday, September 17 2008

The McCain campaign quickly backtracked from its Tuesday announcement that the Republican presidential nominee invented the BlackBerry, explaining that the declaration was really all a joke. But the joke may be on ... Read More

Can McCain's BlackBerry "Joke" Make McCain a Joke?

BY Ari Melber | Wednesday, September 17 2008

The McCain campaign quickly backtracked from its Tuesday announcement that the Republican presidential nominee invented the BlackBerry, explaining that the declaration was really all a joke. But the joke may be on ... Read More

Huffington Hails Obsessive Compulsive Media (PDF08 blogging)

BY Ari Melber | Monday, June 23 2008

ADD Old Media versus OCD New Media? Read More

McCain Launches New Blog, Links to Kos

BY Ari Melber | Friday, June 6 2008

Why is the McCain Campaign reaching out to Daily Kos? Read More

McCain Launches New Blog, Links to Kos

BY Ari Melber | Friday, June 6 2008

Why is the McCain Campaign reaching out to Daily Kos? Read More

From Jay-Z's Web Book to Khatami's Blog (Berkman10 Dispatch)

BY Ari Melber | Thursday, May 15 2008

Blogging from the most important Internet gathering in the country. Read More

From Jay-Z's Web Book to Khatami's Blog (Berkman10 Dispatch)

BY Ari Melber | Thursday, May 15 2008

Blogging from the most important Internet gathering in the country. Read More

From Exposing Superdelegates to the Bitter Brouhaha, Web Activists Make Their Mark

BY Ari Melber | Thursday, April 17 2008

From Obama's "bitter" brouhaha to making new rules for the superdelegates, Internet activists are upending this presidential campaign. Read More

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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

wednesday >

First POST: Africa Calling

How some techies are starting to respond to the Ebola crisis; everything you need to know about GamerGate; how Twitter may upset the 2015 UK elections; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Burrowing

How Democratic candidates down-ballot are getting access to the same voter targeting tools used by larger campaigns; Microsoft Bing rolls out its election prediction program; Edward Snowden's first emails to Laura Poitras; and much, much more. GO

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