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You're the New Media Director: Should Richard Blumenthal's Campaign Post His Full Speech?

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, May 19 2010

The Washington Post's Dave Weigel points us to a longer version of the video clip that has gotten Connecticut Attorney General and Democratic Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal in trouble for how he's discussed his ... Read More

Inside Tim Geithner's Fed Days

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, April 28 2009

The good folks at the New York Times digital division offer us a look at just what it was like to be Tim Geithner during his time as president of the New York Fed. Read More

Computer-Assisted Reporting 101 with Professor Friedman

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, March 4 2009

Just a note to alert you to the fact that Tom Friedman has expanded his repertoire of political reporting techniques to include using Google's suggested searches to divine the focus of modern America's collective angst ... Read More

Daily Digest: The Digg Olympics

BY Joshua Sherman | Wednesday, August 13 2008

#1 Digg video is anti-McCain voter-generated content; Facebook (anti-)campaigns for Vice President; C-SPAN gets searchable, linkable, AND embeddable; Convention website showdown; NYTimes Op-Ed on the power of text ... Read More

It's the Internet, Stupid

BY Joshua Levy | Sunday, November 11 2007

Katherine Seelye of the New York Times has a good article today dissecting the Ron Paul fundraising phenomenon. The question at the center of the piece: can Paul effectively translate his online support into offline ... Read More

techPresident Launches

BY Editors | Wednesday, October 17 2007

We're excited to announce the launch of, a new kind of online presidential forum, one that aims to make the most of what the internet has to offer to politics. On anyone will be able to ... Read More

Women, the Internet and politics: "Trust me, we’re out there."

BY Morra Aarons-Mele | Wednesday, October 3 2007

At the New York Times, Katharine Seelye wrote Monday, "Are more men engaged in politics online than women, and if so, why?" Is it, as commenter Michael writes, Because men are more interested in wasting time in debating ... Read More

One Small Step for the Times

BY Micah L. Sifry | Saturday, March 24 2007

Buried in today's New York Times story on public reaction to John Edwards' decision to continue his campaign despite the news of his wife Elizabeth's renewed cancer, is this line: "But in the interviews, and more than ... Read More