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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

News Briefs

RSS Feed thursday >

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

wednesday >

First POST: Ubermenschens

Surge-pricing in effect for Uber privacy violations; why "privacy" policies should be called "data usage" policies; pols silent on Uber mess; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Uber Falles

Uber exposed for plan to dig up dirt on journalist critics; sneaking a SOPA provision into the USA Freedom Act; high-speed free WiFi coming to NYC; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Differences

How to use Twitter to circumvent campaign coordination rules; the net neutrality debate keeps getting hotter; charting the gender balance at dataviz conference using dataviz; and much, much more. GO

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