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First POST: Turning Points

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, March 26 2014

Edward Snowden offers praise for President Obama's proposed ending of NSA bulk collection of phone records; why tech companies still love surveillance; the latest in the Turkey-Twitter war; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Role Models

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, March 24 2014

Applicants to George Washington University have an unusual role model; Is Twitter public, or should you only quote tweets with permission?; the future of open government in Philadelphia; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Half-Orcs and Whips

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, November 6 2013

Two Google network security engineers vent their anger at the NSA's hacking of their systems; the President and First Lady as White House ushers on YouTube; the Amazon book review war heats up on Amazon; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Malala, Malia

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, October 14 2013

The Snowden backlash is getting bigger; Malala tells the Obamas (and Malia) what she thinks of US drone strikes; and mess gets the New York Times' front-page treatment; and much, much more. Read More

More Tweets Per Minute For Clinton Than For Romney, But Michelle Obama Still On Top

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Wednesday, September 5 2012

Former President Bill Clinton's 48-minute long speech at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night generated more than 22,087 tweets per minute at the peak of conversational activity Twitter reports -- far more ... Read More

Michelle Obama Chats on "Let's Move"

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, July 13 2010

First Lady Michelle Obama is doing the online chat thing this morning, on the subject of her Let's Move campaign on healthier kids. It starts at 10am EST -- meaning, now. Update: I can't quite figure out where on the ... Read More

The First (Social-Networked) Daughters

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, April 16 2010

Credit: The White House Read More

Michelle Obama 2008 Convention Address

BY stevegarfield | Tuesday, August 26 2008

Where is Michelle Obama? It's hard to find a high quality combination of both good audio and video of Michelle Obama's DNC speech. In the end, Google video had the best experience with good audio and user control. It was ... Read More