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Daily Digest: OffTheBus Causes Traditional Media Sleepless Nights

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, July 24 2008

The Huffington Post's OffTheBus project hits a milestone; Color of Change, MoveOn and hip hop superstar Nas join forces to push back against Fox News' coverage of race; we have a look at who is a self-proclaimed ... Read More

Daily Digest: Defining "Mission Accomplished"

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, July 7 2008

As Barack Obama responds to protests of his FISA stance, we consider how an online action's success might be judged; NPR focuses on Hispanic voters and how candidates are working to get their messages delivered to them; ... Read More

Open Systems, Closed Systems and Trauma in the Press

BY Jay Rosen | Monday, June 23 2008

We're early in the rise of of semi-pro journalism but we're well into the decline and of an old way of life within the tribe of professional journalists. I call them a tribe because they share a culture and a sense of ... Read More

Fowler: Bloggers on the Trail Must Adopt a "Code of the Road"

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, June 23 2008

A panel this afternoon on "The Rise of Semi-pro Journalism" featured NYU's Jay Rosen, conservative commentator Amy Holmes, and Mayhill Fowler. Fowler, you might know, is the OffTheBus contributor who has made ... Read More

Daily Digest: 6/21/07

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, June 21 2007

The Web on the Candidates The Media Bloggers Association has announced that PBS will be giving bloggers press credentials for next week's Democratic Presidential Forum hosted by Tavis Smiley at Howard University. ... Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed thursday >

First POST: Data-Driven

Get to know Clinton's digital team even better; Ted Cruz election announcement-related fundraising offers peak into the coming data-driven campaign arms race; New York City launches online community engagement pilot program called IdeaScale; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Too Much Information

Will Facebook become the Walmart of News?; Hillary Clinton's digital team; how easy it is to get your hands on 4.6 million license plate scans; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Firsts

Political reporters use Yik Yak to pep up stories about Ted Cruz's campaign announcement; The New York Times, Buzzfeed and National Geographic may agree to let Facebook host their news on its servers; Google fiber users to soon get targeted television ads; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Cowed

TedCruz.com for president; Meerkat fever; who does Facebook work for (probably not you); Medium, "the billionaire's typewriter"; and much, much more. GO

friday >

First POST: Checking

US pressures Germany to not offer asylum to Snowden; study shows the extent to which political advertising overshadows political news coverage; new site gives a minute-by-minute breakdown of most popular US gov't websites; Upworthy co-founder apologizes for breaking the Internet; and much, much, more. GO

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