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Favorite Videos of the Week: Who's a Virus?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, February 8 2008

Mike Gravel throws another rock, sort of; Mitt Romney gets kicked on his way down; Sean Hannity sideswipes Obama; Rosemary Watson prays that Hillary gets to the White House; Ron Paul is a virus?!; Team Clinton shoots an ... Read More

Daily Digest: Online Money Chase in Hyperdrive

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, February 7 2008

Emailing Democratic superdelegates; divining why Silicon Valley voting for Clinton; youth registration and voting keeps rising; rating the best political data visualizations; Obama and Clinton keep raising huge amounts ... Read More

Daily Digest: Online Money Chase in Hyperdrive

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, February 7 2008

Emailing Democratic superdelegates; divining why Silicon Valley voting for Clinton; youth registration and voting keeps rising; rating the best political data visualizations; Obama and Clinton keep raising huge amounts ... Read More

Obama, the Internet and the Decline of Big Money and Big Media

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, February 6 2008

If it were not for the internet, and all the campaign- and voter-generated activism that it has enabled, Hillary Clinton would already be the Democratic Party's presumptive nominee, and Barack Obama or another ... Read More

Is This Beat Up on Hillary Week on YouTube?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Sunday, January 27 2008

Professional and amateur videographers online are starting to zero in on Hillary Clinton in a way that could subtly hurt her image. Will her campaign respond? In the meantime, don't miss this eerie mashup of Clinton ... Read More

Congrats to Julie Barko Germany

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, January 25 2008

Hearty congratulations are in order for Julie Barko Germany, who has just been officially named the new director of the Institute for Politics, Democracy & the Internet (IPDI) at George Washington University. Julie ... Read More

Congrats to Julie Barko Germany

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, January 25 2008

Hearty congratulations are in order for Julie Barko Germany, who has just been officially named the new director of the Institute for Politics, Democracy & the Internet (IPDI) at George Washington University. Julie ... Read More

Three Ways to Rev Up the Web Campaigns

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, January 24 2008

It's not too late for the campaigns to take some bold steps, using the web, to get new infusions of money, volunteers and votes. Here's how... Read More

Bush Blogs, Sort Of

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, January 21 2008

Looks like President Bush or one of his ghost-writers had time to post some "Trip Notes From the Middle East" that are almost bloggish in their style. Now we know who picks out the president's suits and ties. (Hat tips ... Read More

Ross Perot Surfaces

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, January 17 2008

Jonathan Alter has a fun scoop in Newsweek: a rare interview with Ross Perot, America's most reclusive political figure. Three things jumped out at me in the interview, which was mainly about Perot's dislike of John ... Read More