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First POST: Inclemency

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, January 3 2014

Repercussions from the NY Times' call for clemency for Edward Snowden; the anniversary of Aaron Swartz's death and MIT's role; Ezra Klein taking Wonkblog independent; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Hanging By 834 Threads

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, December 3 2013

Is HealthCare.gov fixed, or will its ultimate fate be decided by the accuracy of the "834" forms it sends to insurers to finish each enrollment?; how Mexico's civic tech sector is making a difference; changes in Facebook's News Feed algorithm threaten the meme industry; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Profanity

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, October 31 2013

The Washington Post exposes the NSA's hacking of Google and Yahoo; the US promises, yet again, to overhaul its FOIA administration; the states start to pass their own new privacy laws; and much, much more. Read More

From All Sides, Online Pushes to Scrap the Deal

BY Nick Judd | Monday, August 1 2011

As members of Congress gather in Washington ahead of a vote on the controversial debt deal, all sides of this argument are urging action online — and for most of them, it's a call to scuttle the deal. Conservatives ... Read More

Obama's Boing Boing Habit

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, March 16 2011

At last week's Gridiron Dinner, it seems, Barack Obama joked about his online reading practices "And while I know I have my share of critics out there, I don't focus on the negative stuff. I just don't pay much ... Read More

Daily Digest: 'Tube Pong

BY Joshua Sherman | Tuesday, August 12 2008

Video war continues between Obama and McCain, McCain is using Wikipedia, David All is impressed with McCain's online ads, Jame Hamsher has a new PAC to boast about, #dontgo campaign gets a little more support, Read More

Qik Takes From the Road: Hamsher, Crawford, Greenwald, Zandt, Newmark and Steinberg

BY Micah L. Sifry | Saturday, June 7 2008

I've been on the road since Thursday, first at a working meeting of the Sunlight Foundation in DC with people working on collaborative governance web designing, and then yesterday in Minneapolis at the National ... Read More

Daily Digest: 9/17/07

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, September 17 2007

Wikipedia and the candidates; Jane Hamsher sends an open letter to Elizabeth Edwards; Fred Thompson's website a hit with older men; tracking candidates' buzz? Here's five sites that can help; John McCain suggest that ... Read More

Daily Digest: 4/25/07

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, April 25 2007

The Web on the Candidates MySpace and Mark Burnett (producer of TV shows like Rock Star: INXS) are working together on a new reality show that will search for an independent presidential candidate. "Contestants in the ... Read More