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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

RSS Feed wednesday >

First POST: Reminders

Why the RNC hasn't managed to reboot how Republican campaigns use voter data; new ways of using phone banking to get out the vote; how the UK's digital director is still ahead of the e-govt curve; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Patient Zero

Monica Lewinsky emerges with a mission to fight cyber-bullying; Marc Andreessen explains his political philosophy; tech donors to MayDay PAC get pushback from Congressional incumbents; and much, much more. GO

monday >

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

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