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India's Election Commission Lays Down Last Minute Laws For Online Campaigning

BY Jessica McKenzie | Wednesday, November 6 2013

Screenshot of PM Manmohan Singh's Twitter page

India's Election Commission recently published a set of guidelines for the use of social media in political campaigns, requiring that candidates declare the amount of funds spent on social media campaigning and pre-certify their political advertisements, among other requirements. The new rules, sprung on political campaigners less than a month before the scheduled elections, have had mixed reception, with some saying that the rules do not go far enough.

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Social Media Campaigns - Norwegian style

BY Antonella Napolitano | Monday, September 5 2011

Jon Worth, Pia Guldbransen, Ole Berget and Mudassar Kapur (photo by Alessio BaĆ¹) Last week at NordicTechpolitics Norwegian campaign politics had an interesting spot with a panel featuring Pia Gulbrandsen (Labour ... Read More

Campaigning by Kindle

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, May 13 2009

Tyler Gernant, a Democratic candidate running for Montana's sole House seat, is engaged in what's likely a tech-politics first: campaiging by Kindle. Read More

In Specter vs. Toomey, the Nifty Site Wins

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, April 30 2009

SpecterVsToomey.com is two things: (a) a quick reframing by conservatives of the Pennsylvania Senate race as the inevitable pitting of the newly-(re)minted Democrat Arlen Specter against the former representative and ... Read More