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First POST: NewCo News

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, November 18 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: More details on Pierre Omidyar and Glenn Greenwald's still unnamed NewCo investigative journalism site; one bankrupt Rhode Island town is trying crowdfunding for its parks; and the best reading from last week's 'book surge' break that you might have missed. Read More

First POST: Juggernautism

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, November 4 2013

Google chairman Eric Schmidt calls the NSA's actions "outrageous"; the inside story of how Beltway politics doomed the launch of HealthCare.gov; Comcast's bid to knock out Seattle's mayor; and much, much more. Read More

Obama Ad Targets Romney on Boston Globe Homepage

BY Miranda Neubauer | Thursday, May 31 2012

Boston.com screenshot (@mcgregormt via @kathrynepeters)

As various campaign officials pointed out on Twitter, the Obama campaign has bought a large ad criticizing Mitt Romney on the front of one of the Boston Globe's homepages, Boston.com. Apparently limited to ... Read More

Should You Bring Your iPad to the City Council Meeting?

BY Nick Judd | Thursday, May 19 2011

The Boston Globe's Kathy McCabe has a smartly done enterprise story today about the intersection of public meetings and "e-government." Popping around Massachusetts towns, she compiles a list of anecdotes that sum up the ... Read More

Sunday Must-Read: Charles Pierce, Boston Globe

BY Micah L. Sifry | Sunday, June 17 2007

Don't wait til Monday to read Charlie Pierce's "Mud in the Digital Age" article in today's Boston Globe. The title makes it sound like the piece is mainly about dirty tricks online, but it's really more about the way ... Read More