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First POST: Big Things

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, April 2 2015

"The 2016 election will be live-streamed"; 64% Americans now own a smartphone; proposal to classify third-party analytics tools as communications tools; female-run VC funds; and much, much more. Read More

Congressional Thought Bubbles

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, April 15 2011

C-SPAN is now filling downtime on the House and Senate floors by scrolling tweets posted by representatives and senators. Read More

Boehner Denies C-SPAN Its Wide Shot

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, February 4 2011

Photo of the House floor as it looked in the early 1900s, via the Architect of the Capitol Read More

C-SPAN Calls on Boehner to Show How Congress Reacts

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, November 15 2010

Ah, another change of power on Congress, and another call by C-SPAN to let them finally film the goings-on of the legislature in the way that they'd film any other debate-type event -- by capturing not just the face of ... Read More

Quote of the Day

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 21 2010

We thank the good Lord for the C-SPAN archives and for YouTube. Read More

Report: SCOTUS Denies C-SPAN's Last Request for Same-Day Audio This Term

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, April 14 2010

Credit: Ken McCown C-SPAN, you might recall, has been pushing the U.S. Read More

If You Sat Down and Watched Everything in C-Span's New Online Library, It Would Take You 18 Years

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, March 16 2010

As the New York Times' Brian Stelter reports, C-Span is declaring victory over the creation of a comprehensive online library of government-related video going back, in full, to the Reagan years, and with caches of ... Read More