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Whither Obama & Co.'s Organizing Might?

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, October 30 2009

Writing for the New Republic, Lydia DePillis investigates the Obama operation'spost-campaign organizing might, now institutionalized in the Organizing for America branch of the Democratic National Committee. Read More

Democrats, Organizing for America Look to Grow Tech Squad

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, July 7 2009

Republican National Committee new media director Todd Herman announced at last week's PdF '09 that the GOP will have a new web presence up and running at GOP by mid-August, but the Democratic Party and its Organizing for ... Read More

OFA Launches Health Reform Hub

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, June 10 2009

Organizing for America takes the natural next step and unveils its "Health Care Action Center" (my.barackobama.com/HealthCare) this morning. Check it out. Read More

Daily Digest: As the CTO Splits, OFA Meets the DNC

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, February 5 2009

As has long been rumored, it does seem that DC CTO Vivek Kundra will be headed to the Obama Administration -- but not as "CTO." Not technically, at least. Do the split e-gov-administrator/OSTP-tech-director ... Read More

David Plouffe Gets the Esquire Treatment

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, February 2 2009

Esquire Magazine's Lisa Taddeo has just written a 6000-word profile of Obama campaign manager David Plouffe. Here's the key grafs, which you'll find near the end of the long must-read: Read More

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New Media Sites in Iran Blur Lines Between Citizen Journo, Professional Journo, & Activist

In 2010, Newsweek declared Iran the “birthplace of citizen journalism.” Iranian bloggers were hailed by Westerners as “brave” for their coverage of the aftermath of the disputed 2009 election. A 40-second video of the death of Neda Agha-Soltan during an anti-government protest won a prestigious George Polk Award, the first anonymously-produced work to be so honored. And then came the 2013 study “Whither Blogestan,” which sought to explain Iran's shrinking blogosphere. Of nearly 25,000 highly active and connected blogs in 2008 and 2009, only 20 percent were still online in September 2013.

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