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Daily Digest: The Right Quarrels Over MyBarackObama.com

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, June 9 2008

The online right bickers over the wisdom of holding a candidate responsible for a bustling online community; can Google Trends predict election winners?; Mayhill Fowler reveals the methods behind her two big scoops; a ... Read More

Daily Digest: McCain NewsHunt Keeps Watch of the Watchers

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, June 3 2008

A just-launched effort from Off The Bus takes a Digg-like approach to stories around the McCain campaign; a profile of Newt Gingrich's man in Silicon Valley; a new vote pledge tool aims to make use of a full range of ... Read More

Daily Digest: Uncle Sid's Secret Emails

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, May 2 2008

Color of Change pushes the popular vote as the Democratic decider; a video of John McCain being asked about a calling his wife a nasty name; Sidney Blumenthal's been sending around Obama rumor emails -- will he blame the ... Read More

Daily Digest: The Pugilist Primary

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, April 23 2008

Hillary wins PA, boxing metaphors take over the universe; John McCain is the ultimate winner of PA, and liberal groups keep attacking; Off The Bus provides the sanest coverage of the primary; Willie Horton ad-man Floyd ... Read More

Daily Digest: Cindy McCain's Farfalle Scandal

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, April 16 2008

Cindy McCain steals recipes from the web!; Jay Rosen has it out with members of the MSM covering Bittergate; Aaron Swartz launches the excellent watchdog.net; a new vid pairs John McCain with George Bush, again; the ... Read More

Daily Digest: Obama Gets Naked (With His Earmarks)

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, March 14 2008

Semi-pro campaign journalism gets a mid-term review; Republican consultant launches NoJohn.com; Chuck DeFeo shares his secrets for getting attention online; Obama gets naked with his earmarks, will Clinton follow?; and ... Read More

Daily Digest: Does Obama Need the Netroots?

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, March 3 2008

Obama's neglect of the netroots bores progressive bloggers; Obama's broad coalition of supporters, cultivated online, may negate the need for the netroots; dueling "red telephone" ads and a much-needed parody; six ... Read More

Daily Digest: Where is McCain's Online Support?

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, February 13 2008

Barack Obama and John McCain sweep the Potomac Primaries; but while Obama enjoys all kinds of voter-generated support, there's nothing on the tubes in support of McCain; a new blog tracks the online advertising habits of ... Read More

Daily Digest: Does Campaign Coverage Suck?

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, January 21 2008

Jay Rosen explains why campaign coverage sucks, but does it nicely; Zack Exley gets in-depth about the Clinton campaign's field operation; political journalists are Twittering; allegations of voter suppression from the ... Read More

Daily Digest: Tom Tancredo, the Web Hardly Knew Ye

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, December 21 2007

Off the Bus' Kristin Gorski asks if all this digital detritus is hurting or helping the election; Tom Tancredo bows out, but leaves behind his legacy on immigration; Curt Schilling is a verbose blogger, but maybe we need ... Read More