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First POST: Boosts

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, November 7 2014

Announcing PDM's new project, Civic Hall; how the GOP's 2014 voter contact program worked; civic tech and volunteerism; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Triple Play Special

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, February 14 2014

More on Comcast-TimeWarner; TED and TEDWomen's policy against bringing up abortion?!; and is social media making it harder for NGOs to get attention for their causes?; and much much more. Read More

Why "Gender 50/50" Is An Important Challenge and Commitment for the Tech Industry

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, April 23 2013

Credit @adriarichards

It's 2013, and while some big tech conferences like Social Media Week are rolling out commitments to move toward real gender balance in their speaker mix, others like TechCrunch Disrupt are still reproducing the male-dominated events that dominate the field. What does it take for things to change? Read More

[Editorial] Let's Change the Ratio Once and For All

BY Andrew Rasiej | Thursday, June 28 2012


In this editorial, PDM publisher Andrew Rasiej talks about the problem of gender discrimination in the digital industry. Citing his own inclusion in The Daily Beast/Newsweek's Digital Power Index--which only named nine women out of one hundred digerati--he calls on his peers to address the issue head on. Read More

A Field of Their Own

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, October 22 2010

Are women better at gov 2.0? Gartner analysts and frequent open government commentator Andrea Di Maio floated that conclusion at a recent Gartner Symposium, and he writes that he was surprised that some people didn't ... Read More

One Hundred Women Rethinking Government

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, May 27 2010

Over on GovFresh, techPres contributor Sarah Granger has put together a strong list of women working in the "gov 2.0" field, whether that's in government, in media, in the private sector, some combination of ... Read More

Daily Digest 8/9/07

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, August 9 2007

Fallout from Elizabeth Edwards' quote; Rocketboom on how Denver '08 will be open access; cracks in the liberal-left; bundling for the unbundled; Ellen Goodman weighs in on net-gender; YouTube YouChoose has issues; ABC ... Read More