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Can an Obama-like Campaign Work in France?

BY Antonella Napolitano | Wednesday, March 21 2012

Fran├žois Hollande during a public speech. Photo: Parti Socialiste /Flickr

According to a recent survey, 39% of French people say the Internet will play an important role in the electoral campaign. The main opponent to President Sarkozy, the Socialist candidate Fran├žois Hollande, seems to consider the web as an important battlefield. His digital strategy seems inspired by the 2008 Obama campaign. Will it be enough to generate the same kind of mass participation in online politics in France? Read More

Is The road To The Elysee Passing By Twitter?

BY Antonella Napolitano | Thursday, October 27 2011

After the Socialist primary election that happened earlier this month, the French presidential campaign is heating up and social media are being used by both parties in what can be seen as the second social media ... Read More

Talking Shop With Mindy Finn, Romney's Director of eStrategy

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, March 12 2008

Mitt Romney's director of eStrategy looks back on what was and what might have been. Read More

YearlyKos Liveblogging: Inside the Online Campaign Teams

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, August 2 2007

Representatives of the internet teams from the Dodd, Edwards, Obama and Richardson campaigns are presenting their approaches to a standing-room only crowd in a workshop at YearlyKos. Here's a live blog semi-transcript. Read More