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First POST: Video Stars

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, January 26 2015

How the White House hit a home run on YouTube post-State of the Union; why the Barrett Brown sentencing casts a chill on online security research; how media producers use Crowdtangle to optimize their Facebook audiences; and much, much more. Read More

For Millennials, Institutions Are Out, Selfies, Social Networks and Diversity Are In

BY Miranda Neubauer | Friday, March 7 2014

These politicians and Chicago students know what a selfie is. (Twitter/dailyedwardian)

A Pew survey released Friday highlights that young Americans are noticeably detached from traditional institutions such as political parties, organized religion and marriage even as they are increasingly connected with their peers through online social networks. Read More

Your Generation of Hypocrisy Begat My Apathetic (!?) One

BY Cameron Russell | Monday, March 23 2009

My generation (sometimes “Y”, sometimes “Millennial”) has been getting a bad rap. Just look at the Adbusters article that has 4039 comments (adbusters) and declares the hipster movement the "end of Western ... Read More

Daily Digest: General Daschle Mobilizing Army for Looming Health Care Fight

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, December 4 2008

The Organizing Phase of Health Care Reform: Obama's HHS appointee Tom Daschle has taken to the transition website Change.gov to respond to comments about how to cure what ails the American health landscape. But, of ... Read More

Daily Digest: Zapping Errors Between Voter and Vote

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, October 30 2008

The Web on the Candidates On-the-Go Where to Vote Info: If our referral logs and those of our friends are any indication, where to go to cast a ballot is at the top of many peoples' minds these days. A neat new mobile ... Read More

Daily Digest: Millennials of the World, Unite!

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, July 1 2008

Do millennials need to start strengthening their collective action muscles?; the anti-telecom immunity group on MyBarackObama.com is on track to be the social-networking site's top group later this week; Wesley Clark ... Read More