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Daily Digest: More UK Twittering (And Less in the US)

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 1 2008

Giving credit to Obama for the uptick in youth voting, and dissing Rock the Vote; the Internet is making it easier than ever to find information about the candidates; Paul Begala revives the art of the faux-Blackberry ... Read More

Daily Digest: The First Twitter Interview?

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, March 31 2008

Data from Compete shows that while Obama's site gets more hits, Clinton's gets more attention; a mayoral candidate in London submits to possibly the first political interview on Twitter; look out for the Wall Tweet ... Read More

Daily Digest: The Letter Wars of 2008

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, March 28 2008

The Letter Wars: MoveOn fights a letter from Clinton donors with their own letter; Political Machine is apparently some sort of game about politics. We're not sure; a conversation about Obama and the "digital presidency" ... Read More

Is It Hip? Of Presidential Candidates and Rock'n'Roll

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Friday, March 28 2008

Weighing in at not quite 2 tons of fun, the McCain Girls are tearing up the YouTube charts and shattering a whole lot of eardrums. Are they hip? Do they make John McCain hip? The jury is still out on that. And while the ... Read More

Favorite Videos of the Week: It's Raining McCain (But Not Sniper Fire)

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, March 28 2008

The race may have winnowed down to three candidates, but the videos keep a-flowin'. John McCain's out with a new ad; a Robert Palmer tune gets an update; we meet John Barnes, a candidate who promises to stick to the ... Read More

Daily Digest: Hillary Goes Viral (But Not The Good Viral)

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, March 27 2008

The Times discovers that young people get their political news from their peers; Hillary uses Elton John to appear to young voters, picking up Liberace endorsement soon; John McCain goes over self-imposed spending limit, ... Read More

Daily Digest: One Million Strong For Tibet

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, March 26 2008

More than a million people sign a petition for Tibet on Avaaz.org; an online petition calls for Hillary to leave the race; check out a panel on new media and politics this Friday at NYU; Meghan McCain gets profiled in ... Read More

Mashup Madness, and the Rise of Videracy

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, March 25 2008

Hugh Atkin is viderate. You and I are not (that is, unless you know how to use Final Cut Pro and have amassed an in-depth videobank of clips and allusions that you can manipulate as easily as typing this sentence). We've ... Read More

Daily Digest: The Coming Of The Digital Presidency

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, March 24 2008

Patchwork Nation dispenses with the red/blue state divide; Obama and the coming digital presidency; Jeff Jarvis on what Google would do; online attention to Obama raises questions; shocker: IT workers split between ... Read More

Daily Digest: Twitter Giveth, And Twitter Taketh Away

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, March 21 2008

Twitter claims its first victim; Obama dominates YouTube; small donors play a big part in the presidential, not so much in smaller races; Obama Girl does *not* win a YouTube video award; despite sharing dip and nachos ... Read More