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Annenberg Center Aims To Fight Deceptive Viral Political Videos With Humor

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Friday, November 18 2011

Political fact-checking during the presidential campaign season is about to get a whole lot more entertaining. The Annenberg Public Policy Center is about to launch a new online political video fact-checking fusillade in ... Read More

New iPad App Hopes to Modernize Lawmaking on the Hill

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Thursday, November 17 2011

For years, BlackBerries have been the signature gadget that every Hill staffer has to have. PopVox's "MarkUp," app, which debuted in Apple's iTunes store Thursday, might be one more reason for the iPad to stake a claim ... Read More

Nancy Pelosi Says On Twitter: "Need to Find Better Solution Than #SOPA"

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Thursday, November 17 2011

What better place online is there for House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi to state her position?   Read More

How The Latest Copyright Fight Could Affect Online Politicking

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Wednesday, November 16 2011

Back in 2008, Republican presidential contender John McCain’s campaign faced the humiliating situation of having its YouTube videos continuously yanked because of alleged copyright violations from music labels and ... Read More

VoterTide Shows Political Professionals, The Public Which Conversations And Stories "Have Legs" On Social Networks

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Wednesday, November 16 2011

In the last days stretching up to Massachusetts' special senate election in January 2010, some shadowy conservative group unleashed a negative "Twitter Bomb" messaging campaign against Democratic candidate Martha ... Read More

Herman Cain's Web Team Uses '404 Not Found' Page As Opportunity To Brand Obama's Policies as Road To Nowhere

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Tuesday, November 15 2011

Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain can often appear indecisive when trying to articulate his thoughts about the role that Muslims should play in our society, or on President Obama's policy toward Libya, but ... Read More