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A Keeper of the List

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, December 17 2010

Here's a bit more on that Sam Graham-Felsen op-ed in the Washington Post, the one on the relationship between Obama and his grassroots base. A Democrat with deep roots in new media suggests that a few lines near the end ... Read More

Using Obama's Movement, or Losing It

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, December 17 2010

Sam Graham-Felsen has an op-ed in the Washington Post today that makes the case that Team Obama has, since its assumption of the presidency back in 2009, done a poor job at keeping up a relationship with the "broad ... Read More

Whither Obama's Online Revolution

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, November 8 2010

The dream of web-powered participatory government is dead because Blue State Digital does corporate work and Chris Hughes launched a start-up and , writes Newsweek's Daniel Lyons: Read More

DNC Drops Millions on Online Mobilization Ads

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, November 1 2010

The Democratic National Committee says that it's put a healthy $2.5 million on online ads in the homestretch, reports Ben Smith: A DNC spokeswoman, Lynda Tran, says the committee has launched a giant, last-minute online ... Read More

Democrats Dabble in Behavioral Vote Nudging

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, November 1 2010

Organizing for America is making a deal with supporters: tell us when you're planning to go and vote, and we'll remind you to actually do it. Read More

On "Facebook Politics": Things Fall Apart, and That's Fine

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, October 7 2010

Rutgers professor Dave Karpf finds Princeton professor Julian Zelizer's "Facebook Politics" response in the great Gladwellian social change debate, a take we took up here, to be rather "second-rate." ... Read More

Democrats, the Logos

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, September 15 2010