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World Civil Politics and Blogging

BY Kaliya Hamlin | Tuesday, March 8 2005

I just found Citizen Lab this cool site focusing on the intersection of digital media and world civil politics. It has a range of relevant articles headlines this week include: Blogs rise above the Nepal information ... Read More

NetRoots Building with Long Tail Principles

BY Kaliya Hamlin | Tuesday, January 18 2005

At the end of the Internet and Politics session there was a great discussion about Netroots [GrassRoots + Online] organizing with Matt Stoller and others: You can build very geographically distributed constituencies ... Read More

Internet and Politics (4) NetRoots Organizers

BY Kaliya Hamlin | Tuesday, January 18 2005

These questions came up during the session What is a good web organizer? What do you look for when hire one? How do you evaluate firms who offer services in this realm? There were no clear answers offered to these ... Read More

Internet and Politics (2) High Return Despite Low Investment

BY Kaliya Hamlin | Monday, January 17 2005

Michael Cornfield from the Pew Research Center on the Internet and American LIfe shared some interesting facts. Only 1/100th of the money spent in this campaign cycle was spent on internet advertising compared to ... Read More

Internet and Politics (1) What is a Network?

BY Kaliya Hamlin | Monday, January 17 2005

Matt Stoller did a great Job blogging the second Internet panel at emergingprogressives. I thought Michael's presentation about the difference between one to many (traditional campaigns with hierarchical structures, ... Read More

Overwhelmed by Talking Heads at Emerging Progressives

BY Kaliya Hamlin | Saturday, January 15 2005

I just left the 5th plenary session that I have heard in less then 24 hours at emerging progressives (perhaps less gracefully then I could have). So far all the folks on stage are 'elders' in the party and movement ... Read More

New Tools – Old Tactics (3) How tech changed campaigns

BY Kaliya Hamlin | Saturday, January 15 2005

At emergingprogressives: How has the internet changed things: Fundraising Productivity Transparenty Insurgent media Politictal Heterarchical organizing Good and bad No one has yet to put together all of these cool new ... Read More

New Tools – Old Tactics (2) Reaching Voters

BY Kaliya Hamlin | Saturday, January 15 2005

At emergingprogressives: THIS POST HAS BEEN REMOVED. Per Request of the presenter of the Information. My question? How are we (all people) going to learn to use the interent better to engaged the public now and around ... Read More

New Tools – Old Tactics (1) What is organizing?

BY Kaliya Hamlin | Saturday, January 15 2005

At emergingprogressives: One of the subplots of election cycle is the use of new technology in traditional organizing – basically using databases and maps well to get out vote by calling and knocking on doors. AFL-CIO ... Read More

Landing at Emerging Progressives

BY Kaliya Hamlin | Saturday, January 15 2005

I am on 'assignment' blogging emergingprogressives. During the opening panel, I heard the word “internet” once and there was no reflection of how online tools were used during the campaign. Instead the focus was on ... Read More

News Briefs

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First POST: Jargon Busters

Changes in the RNC's tech team; big plans for digital democracy in the UK; how people in Cuba are making their own private Internet; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Stalking

How the DEA tracks millions of America motorists; will the Senate enter the 21st century?; Obama veteran Jeremy Bird's role in the upcoming Israeli election; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Video Stars

How the White House hit a home run on YouTube post-State of the Union; why the Barrett Brown sentencing casts a chill on online security research; how media producers use Crowdtangle to optimize their Facebook audiences; and much, much more. GO

friday >

First POST: Moneyballed

The Gates Foundation's new "global citizens" email database, and why it's a terrible idea; why young people like the NSA more than older people; using open data about NYC taxi drivers to ID Muslims; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Monkeying

Net neutrality proponents call foul on the GOP's plans; StandUnited.com seeks to be the right's Change.org; tons of civic tech news from mySociety, Chicago and Civic Hall in NYC; and much, much more. GO

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