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First POST: Big Bad Data

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, November 4 2014

Why big data is bad for political reporting and campaigns; tracking Facebook's voter megaphone; a progress report on the Loomio group decision-making platform; and much, much more. Read More

Mark Zuckerberg's Advocacy Group FWD's TV Ads Spark Online Backlash

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Monday, April 29 2013

A new television ad campaign recently launched by Mark Zuckerberg's advocacy group FWD.us has sparked off a backlash online from a progressive group and other Democrats who are upset that the group is running ads ... Read More

Upcoming Weeks Will Test Organizing for Action's Influence

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Monday, April 8 2013

Sharing stories: OFA has built pages with thousands of individuals' stories sortable by state, and media type

The upcoming weeks will be a proving ground of sorts for the second iteration of President Obama's issue advocacy group Organizing for Action, as Congress reconvenes to debate hot button issues such as immigration reform, the federal budget, and gun control. Read More