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First POST: Data-Driven

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, March 26 2015

Get to know Clinton's digital team even better; Ted Cruz election announcement-related fundraising offers peak into the coming data-driven campaign arms race; New York City launches online community engagement pilot program called IdeaScale; and much, much more. Read More

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Everything You Need to Know About Social Media and India's General Election

BY Jessica McKenzie | Wednesday, April 9 2014

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The biggest democratic election in the world to date is taking place in India from April 7 to May 14, and, for the first time in India, the results might hinge on who runs a better social media campaign. The Mumbai research firm Iris Knowledge Foundation has said that Facebook will “wield a tremendous influence” but Indian politicians are not limiting their attentions to India's most popular social media platform. In addition to virtual campaigning are initiatives to inform, educate and encourage Indians to participate in their democracy.

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"Mr. President, Sign My iPad"

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, October 26 2010

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Run, Blogger, Run!

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, August 11 2010

Bloggers are running for office, writes Politico's Zachary Abrahamson, pointing to former Think Progress-er and Maryland House of Delegates candidate Judd Legum on the left, Red State writer and Macon City Councilmember ... Read More

Good for Biden, good for Bill White

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, December 3 2009

Houston's Democratic mayor Bill White is this close to making a decision on whether he'll throw his hat into the ring for the Texas governor's race. Taking a page from the Obama playbook, White's campaign offering up ... Read More