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2012: Gingrich Announces Intention to Tweet Intentions Later This Week

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, May 9 2011

Newt's in, reports the AP: "[Spokesperson] Rick Tyler said Gingrich will make the announcement by Facebook and Twitter. He will give an interview to Fox News later that night." It'll happen Wednesday, says ... Read More

Comrade Kaine?

BY Nick Judd | Friday, April 8 2011

The political prankster who owns has changed the site so it now redirects to the Communist Party USA's webpage, the Washington Examiner has observed. The Examiner's Yeas & Nays column seems to think this ... Read More

Newt's Missing Tweets

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, March 24 2011

Vanity Fair's Juli Weiner finds that the pre-July 2010 Twitter posts of presidential possibility Newt Gringrich have been disappeared from the Internet. Now, I know what you're thinking: Ahh, but what about that Library ... Read More

Newtonian Fun with Website Redirection. And Rhubarb.

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, March 4 2011 -- a play on the domain name of Newt Gingrich's new exploratory site -- redirects to Let the games begin. Read More

Newt! And Callista!

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, March 3 2011

Wait, help me here. I can't remember. Is Newt Gingrich happily married? Read More

The 2012 File on Newt Gingrich: How's He Doing Online?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, March 1 2011

With ABC News reporting that former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is about to become the first Republican to formally throw his hat into the 2012 presidential sweepstakes by creating a "presidential exploratory committee," ... Read More

The Gingrich Formula for New Media Spending

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, May 24 2010

Newt Gingrich, political consultant, floated the idea on PBS NewsHour that political candidates should have "as big a budget for new media as you have for radio and television." National Journal's Ashlie ... Read More and the Nation, Two Peas in a Drupal Pod

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, May 5 2010

We, among others, have certainly indulged in the idea that Drupal in particular and open-source software in general might bespeak a user's orientation to collaborative, more open politics. See, for example, yesterday's ... Read More

Gingrich's Traces Brown Victory Back to Tea Parties and Web

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, April 16 2010

Newt Gingrich makes a habit of getting out in front of trends he spots marching along. Worth noting, then, is that at an appearance in West Texas, he connects Scott Brown's victory in Massachusetts to two big happenings ... Read More

Facebook Update: Palin Nears a Million Friends; Obama Nears Seven Million

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, November 12 2009

We've been doing some housekeeping on our charts, and wanted to alert you to a few things. First, we've started tracking former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on our Facebook chart looking at likely 2012 presidential ... Read More