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First POST: Front Pagers

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, October 20 2014

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. Read More

First POST: Hosts

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, October 16 2014

Airbnb in hot water in NYC; Knight Prototype Fund backs some civic tech projects; pondering Google's position on net neutrality; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Leeway

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, January 20 2014

President Obama unburdens himself to David Remnick of The New Yorker; Rep. Mike Rogers says Edward Snowden may be a Russian tool; Jody Avirgan catalogues all the crazy things the NSA is doing; and much, much more. Read More

NYC Debates Hosts Are Crowdsourcing Questions

BY Miranda Neubauer | Monday, August 12 2013

Sponsors of tonight's official debate between New York City Comptroller Candidates candidates, former Governor Eliot Spitzer and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, are encouraging voters to use Google Moderator to submit and vote on questions for the candidates. The hosts are also seeking Google Moderator questions for the August 21 Democratic mayoral debate. Read More

After #Sandy, WNYC Radio Shows How Pro-Am Crowdsourcing Can Fill In the Picture

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, November 1 2012

With millions of residents of the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut tri-state area without power since Superstorm Sandy swept through the region Monday, a complete picture of the devastation and loss remains out of reach. But radio, especially the two-way, interactive, crowd-sourced journalism practiced by WNYC's Brian Lehrer, is helping filling in the gaps. Read More

Grooving On Brian Lehrer's Show

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, February 5 2008

Micah Sifry, Andrew Rasiej, and I have been taking turns speaking to WNYC talk-show host Brian Lehrer on his weekly TV show. I've linked to our appearances before, but the producers over at the show are making the videos ... Read More

Daily Digest: Hillary Reboots the Conversation

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, February 1 2008

Matt Bai talks to Tracy Russo, of the John Edwards campaign, about how to move on; Barack Obama and Ron Paul are added to the roster for MTV and MySpace's Closing Arguments event; MTV's Street Team '08 is armed and ready ... Read More

Daily Digest: And Then There Were Seven

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, January 30 2008

Announcing Personal Democracy Forum 2008!; YouBama combines YouTube and Digg to show the most popular pro-Barack Obama videos; a geek comic hero supports Obama; Danny Glover's Beltway Blogroll and Technology Daily ... Read More

Daily Digest: Who Needs Hollywood? Bring on the Romney Sons.

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, November 8 2007

The conservative punditocracy reacts to Ron Paul's Haul; a new phony email campaign targets Barack Obama; is Hillary Clinton now the target of a vast online right-wing conspiracy?; an Edwards supporter claims MoveOn is ... Read More