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President Obama Versus the CW Machine, Round One

BY Peter Daou | Thursday, February 5 2009

A striking fact about the current political environment is that despite the ground-breaking Democratic victory on November 4th - whose seeds were planted by progressive online activists - the new administration is ... Read More

White House Technology Plans Holding Steady

BY Sarah Granger | Wednesday, February 4 2009

Yesterday was challenging for the new Obama administration as two key individuals nominated for appointments removed their names from consideration. I was at the White House asking questions about the plans for the CTO ... Read More

Code Warriors Debate Whitehouse.gov Robot Commands

BY Sarah Granger | Thursday, January 22 2009

As the tech community pored over the new whitehouse.gov site, one of the first subterranean changes noted was that of a file most people would never notice called robots.txt. This file serves as a notice to search robots ... Read More

Code Warriors Debate Whitehouse.gov Robot Commands

BY Sarah Granger | Thursday, January 22 2009

As the tech community poured over the new whitehouse.gov site, one of the first subterranean changes noted was that of a file most people would never notice called robots.txt. This file serves as a notice to search ... Read More

Sell Obama stimulus and create new transparency era by democratizing data

BY W. David Stephenson | Thursday, January 8 2009

The fiscal crisis reminds me of wei ji, the Chinese ideogram for crisis. It combines the ones for danger (no kidding!) and for opportunity, a little less hard to fathom right now. The need to sell President-elect ... Read More

Liveblogging the Harvard Internet & Politics conference part 6: the Obama Campaign

BY Editors | Thursday, December 11 2008

This morning, the Harvard Internet & Politics conference continues with two "deep dives" into the McCain and Obama campaigns. We continue to operate under Chatham House Rules, so the following liveblog will remain ... Read More

Web Video & the Obama Presidency: 10 Ways Team Obama Should Use MultiMedia

BY Dan Manatt | Wednesday, November 12 2008

TO: Obama Technology Team FROM: Dan Manatt/PoliticsTV.com DATE: November 12, 2008 RE: Web Video & the Obama Presidency Congratulations on the election and the transition. You revolutionized the way campaigns are run. ... Read More

Emergent Governance: Who Needs Bees When the Grassroots Swarm the White House

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Wednesday, November 5 2008

As we transition from the presidential campaign to an Obama administration, the looming question is, "What will become of all those people networked via My.BarackObama.com (MyBO) and Obama's massive email ... Read More

Daily Digest: And Now, Back to Our Regularly Scheduled Conventioning

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, September 2 2008

Obama asks for Gustav help via text message, the RNC gets started, Twitter at the DNC, Palin uses eBay, Alaska's blogging industry, and Palin's e-family drama Read More

Perspctv : Polls, News, Blogs and Tweets.

BY stevegarfield | Tuesday, August 26 2008

Check out Perspctv:An exploration of internet activity in reference to mainstream media. Gain a unique Perspctv on the US Presidential Elections. This project presents different perspectives in our world, including that ... Read More