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#inaug09: Twitter Vote Report, the Next Generation

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, January 8 2009

Over at NPR, Andy Carvin is leading a project to extend what we learned from Twitter Vote Report, launched by a humble blog post here on techPresident, to cover the upcoming inauguration weekend, January 17th through ... Read More

Political Blogs are Making News

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, September 17 2008

Two current examples of how bloggers are not just commenting on the political news of the day, but actually making it: Al Giordano and Bill Conroy of NarcoNews broke the Sarah Palin tanning bed story, and Eartha Jane ... Read More

Political Blogs are Making News

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, September 17 2008

Two current examples of how bloggers are not just commenting on the political news of the day, but actually making it: Al Giordano and Bill Conroy of NarcoNews were the first to report that one of Sarah Palin's first ... Read More

Press Gets to Cut: When the People's Media Meets Privilege

BY Nancy Scola | Saturday, August 30 2008

The line outside Invesco field for Barack Obama's acceptance speech snaked for what seemed like forever and the wait was at some points in the day hours long. (The creative folks at Denver Westward used Google maps to ... Read More

Daily Digest: Do Sockpuppets Belong in Politics?

BY Joshua Sherman | Thursday, August 7 2008

Citizen-journalists chosen by Decision '08, contest for "Why are you a Democrat/Republican," what do pollworkers of the 21st Century look like?, fears of security threats at the Democratic National Convention, Twitter ... Read More

Daily Digest: OffTheBus Causes Traditional Media Sleepless Nights

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, July 24 2008

The Huffington Post's OffTheBus project hits a milestone; Color of Change, MoveOn and hip hop superstar Nas join forces to push back against Fox News' coverage of race; we have a look at who is a self-proclaimed ... Read More

Fear and Vlogging on the Campaign Trail, 2008?

BY Michael Connery | Thursday, December 20 2007

MTV takes another innovative step into social media with the launch of its new citizen-journalist press corps. Read More

EmergencyCheese: A Citizen Journalist gets a taste of MSM

BY David All | Monday, August 20 2007

James Kotecki, a.k.a. EmergencyCheese on YouTube, is likely a well-known personality for this crowd. And James' appeal as a citizen journalist and YouTube "guru," dispatching his advice to candidates on how best to ... Read More

Bloggers, Journalists, or Citizens?

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, June 20 2007

So what's it gonna be once and for all -- should we treat bloggers as citizens or as journalists? The debate rages on over at Buckeye State Blog, where a blogger named Jerid posted about being blocked out of one of ... Read More

Obamagirl Video as a Teaching Moment

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Thursday, June 14 2007

The sudden interest in Obamagirl's Crush on Barack music video provides a great opporunity to talk once more about the nature of internet communications. As I have often argued, the net is a chaotic message environment ... Read More