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Daily Digest: First Peeks Inside the New White House (Website)

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, January 21 2009

While it might not have been until a few minutes after noon that Barack Obama and John Roberts got that oath of office thing sorted out, the White House New Media team was ready to go on time... Footage of Sunday's ... Read More

Daily Digest: Taking It to the Streets

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, September 25 2008

The Web on the Candidates Grassroots Bailout Anger Breaks Bounds of the Internet: It's probably not every day that Vermont socialist Senator Bernie Sanders and Kentucky's uber-conservative Senator Jim Bunning get nearly ... Read More

Our Lip-Service Democracy

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, September 16 2008

On August 30, 2006, Senator John McCain co-signed a letter to "Ms. Sarah H. Palin" of 245 West 5th Avenue #28, Anchorage, AK, 99501. He, along with his co-signers former Governor Michael Dukakis, former US Rep. Bill ... Read More

Our Lip-Service Democracy

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, September 16 2008

On August 30, 2006, Senator John McCain co-signed a letter to "Ms. Sarah H. Palin" of 245 West 5th Avenue #28, Anchorage, AK, 99501. He, along with his co-signers former Governor Michael Dukakis, former US Rep. Bill ... Read More

Are Palin, Biden Aware of the Internet?

BY Nancy Scola | Sunday, August 31 2008

Much has been made here and elsewhere about John McCain's admission that he's illiterate -- computer illiterate, that is. But now that the tickets on both the Republican and Democratic sides have been fleshed out with ... Read More

Barack's Impersonal Text: Disappointing

BY David All | Saturday, August 23 2008

When it finally arrived, I was disappointed. Barack's team missed an enormous opportunity to communicate personally, to me, from Barack. Let me explain to you where I'm coming from... Read More

Epic Text Message Fail? Media Gets Biden News Hours Before Supporters

BY Patrick Ruffini | Saturday, August 23 2008

Shortly after 3 AM on the east coast, the long-awaited text message from Barack Obama announcing Joe Biden had finally arrived. But it was something short of letting the cat out of the bag. At 10:50 pm on Friday night, ... Read More

Daily Digest: And the Winners Are... The Voters

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, January 4 2008

Barack Obama and Mike Huckabee win the Iowa caucuses on a night of record turnouts, especially by youth voters; could Eventful demands be accurate predictors of primary results?; Elaine Young considers what effect social ... Read More

Who Will Be America's First techPresident? Grading the Democrats

BY Editors | Tuesday, November 20 2007

Who will be America's first techPresident? It's time to grade the candidates on their understanding of the power of the internet to transform America's future. We start with the Democratic field... Read More

Daily Digest: VetVoice Scores a Coup

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, November 20 2007

The Giuliani Quote Generator Facebook app automates absurdist phrases; Off The Bus speaks truth to the polls, launches its new Polling Project; Ask Your Lawmaker Diggifies the public's questions to the candidates; is ... Read More