Daily Digest | Mr. President, "Fireside Chats" on TV are So 1976
BY Editors | Tuesday, March 17 2009
- Organizing for America: Testing Support for Obama The political world is abuzz, wondering whether the first big ask from Organizing for America to its multi-million email list is going to produce a shift in the battle over President Obama's budget proposal. Our tracking on TubeMogul suggests that interest in OFA's 'Pledge Project' may be lagging. Read more.
- Help Jerry Brito Crowdsource His Congressional Testimony Check out this neat experiment in crowdsourcing from congressional watchdog Jerry Brito, the creator of StimulusWatch.org: He's asking folks to help refine his draft testimony before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Read more.
- Mr. President, "Fireside Chats" on TV are So 1976 Slate's John Dickerson is reporting that President Obama is considering a series of short televised addresses similar to Franklin Roosevelt's fireside chats. How 20th century of the President. Read more.
- Three Modest Proposals for Online Journalism's Future Instead of trying to revive a dead horse (newspapers), Micah offers three ideas... Read more.