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Daily Digest: GOP Convo Burns Up the Tubes

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, September 3 2008

We point to some great sites to best equip you for viewing the Republican National Convention happening in St. Paul this week; videos of an earlier Sarah Palin debate performance are flying around the Interweb as both ... Read More

Daily Digest: An "Edit This" Kinda Week?

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, September 1 2008

Fresh off a great online fundraising haul linked to John McCain's pick of Sarah Palin as his running mate, the GOP is figuring out how to cope with Hurricane Gustav; the protests around the convention in St. Paul may ... Read More

McCain's Folly? Botching the Chance to Define Sarah Palin

BY Nancy Scola | Saturday, August 30 2008

Upon hearing the startling news yesterday that John McCain had tapped Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to be his vice presidential running mate, the first thing many of us in the Lower 49 did was to hustle to our computers, ... Read More

Daily Digest: Split-Screening Obama Speech and Palin VP Pick

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, August 29 2008

Liveblogging the DNC; sleuthing out McCain's VP pick; Sarah Palin will make these bloggers happy; Get your ObamaTaxCut.com; McCain's classy and messy moves; Obama's text-messaging machine revs up. Read More

Daily Digest: The One with Obama's VP Pick!

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, August 22 2008

No, not really. Instead, we look at the seemingly instantaneous response yesterday to the hubbub over where John McCain hangs his hat(s); C-SPAN does a convention-inspired upgrade, pulling in an impressive amount of ... 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

Daily Digest: OMG BRK OBMA TXTS 4 VP

BY Joshua Sherman | Monday, August 11 2008

Obama texts his supporters his choice of VP, is Obama the first "cybergenic" candidate?, What will McCain do for VP?, Obama hits back at two McCain ads, the blogs respond to Edwards' extramarital affair, Bush enjoys ... Read More

Daily Digest: Do Sockpuppets Belong in Politics?

BY Joshua Sherman | Thursday, August 7 2008

Citizen-journalists chosen by Decision '08, contest for "Why are you a Democrat/Republican," what do pollworkers of the 21st Century look like?, fears of security threats at the Democratic National Convention, Twitter ... Read More

McCain's "The One" Attack Video: Does it Have a Deeper Message?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, August 7 2008

"The One," the McCain campaign's YouTube video poking at Oprah Winfrey's reference to Barack Obama's supposed chosenness, recently topped 1 million views (making it McCain's second most viral video). You may think the ad ... Read More

Daily Digest: A Landmark Day! (Yawn)

BY Joshua Sherman | Wednesday, August 6 2008

Myspace and the Commission on President Debates announce a partnership, Paris Hilton responds to McCain campaign's video, McCain continues the "celebrity" attacks, and Republican Twitter movement is hardly a movement at ... Read More