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This Week's Favorite Videos: The Politics of Gender-Bending

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, November 9 2007

Is it me, or are the citizen-filmmakers of the world getting behind? This week, only one citizen-created video — the George Bush gender bender clip — caused much of a stir. Most of the other notable vids were ... Read More

The CWA Pushes John Edwards, Remains "Undecided"

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, November 7 2007

Following in the footsteps of the SEIU, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) hasn't endorsed a presidential candidate. But that hasn't stopped them from sending out an email to members that (nudge nudge, wink ... Read More

Democracy for America Poll Results

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, November 6 2007

Democracy for America, the organizing network that grew out of the ashes of the Dean campaign, has announced the results of its "Pulse Poll" on the Democratic presidential race. With more than 150,000 votes cast, the ... Read More

Daily Digest: The Politics of Double-Speak and Video Follow-ups

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, November 5 2007

Stephen Colbert is on the ballot after all -- the GeniusRocket ballot, that is; what happens when you set up a water cooler in the middle of a park in New York City? Magic!; Debatepedia launches, promises to bring truth ... Read More

The Week's Favorite Videos: Dissing Thompson, Dancing Obama, and Dodging Clinton

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, November 2 2007

It’s our favorite political videos of the week! Watch as Fred Thompson dismisses a simple question from a simple citizen, complicated cookies are explained nice and easy, Barack Obama struts his stuff on Ellen, ... Read More

Where's the Halloween Fun?

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, October 31 2007

I always love it when Google changes their basic logo to commemorate holidays and special days. Thanksgiving has meant a riff on a turkey sitting on a sofa, Edvard Munch's birthday warranted a version of his Scream ... Read More

The Market Share Match: Paul Beats Colbert but O'Reilly is King

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, October 23 2007

Ever since Stephen Colbert announced his run for president, I’ve been keeping an eye out for his web strategy. After all, this is the guy that mobilized 17,231,724 people to go online and vote to name a Hungarian ... Read More

Daily Digest: 10/23/07

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, October 23 2007

The Politico launches a young voter-themed sub-site; Debate Porridge calls the campaigns on a Saturday and finds that most of them aren't working; interesting numbers about the effectiveness of campaigns' web ... Read More

Is Trippi Slipping?

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, October 22 2007

From the Edwards blog: “The Edwards’ recently welcomed two new members to their family. In this photo, taken earlier this month, Elizabeth holds Rufus, while Lily rides with Emma Claire.” What? No ... Read More

Obama Works with Ethnic Social Sites to Remove Bad Ad Potential

BY Kate Kaye | Monday, October 22 2007

Democratic Presidential hopeful Barack Obama would probably rather not have ads promoting “Asian Girl Photos” on his profile. That’s one reason his campaign and others are working with Community ... Read More