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House Dems Get a New Media Space of Their Own

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, May 20 2010

Elements within the House Democratic caucus have been endeavoring for a while now to pull together a forum within which its members can share what they know when it comes to social media. No need to re-invent the savvy ... Read More

Obama and Democracy: The iPad is Hardly the Problem

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, May 10 2010

Yesterday, President Obama gave a commencement address at Hampton University where he offered graduates some tempered thoughts about the ways that new technologies like the iPod and iPad were affecting the democratic ... Read More

State's Online Operations: Killing It, But Exhausted

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, March 24 2010

In the first nine months of the Obama-Clinton era, the U.S. State Department posted the same amount of information online as the total published over the eight years of the Bush administration, according to a recently ... Read More

Clinton's Advice to Israel for Making It in the New Media Age

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, March 22 2010

Politico's Ben Smith picks up on an intriguing and seemingly ad-libbed passage in Secretary Clinton's speech to AIPAC this morning. It has to do with the futility of attempting to exert hard control Israel's image in the ... Read More

Danny Glover's New Gig: Editor of Capitol Hill Tweet Watch Report

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, January 7 2010

The word came via email on Monday that Danny Glover, a veteran editor with National Journal and other publications, had taken over the editor's role at Capitol Hill Tweet Watch Report. Read More

What new media is good for, from AIDS.gov

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, January 4 2010

Extending our public health programs, through an integrated communications strategy. Bringing up-to-date and accurate information to support health decision making where people are already spending time, and listening ... Read More

Plouffe: Obama's Finance Team Wanted an Online ATM

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, November 12 2009

As others have noted, David Plouffe's book on his time as campaign manager of Obama for America is surprisingly open and candid, more Dreams from my Father than the anodyne Audacity of Hope. Even only a few dozen pages ... Read More

Where Money Meets New Media: A Virginia Governor's Race Postmortem

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, November 10 2009

Television is still king. Printed mailers are second in line to the throne. And somewhere, waiting out in the castle courtyard, is the joker that is new media. Read More