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First POST: Inners

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, January 16 2015

Dissident Saudi blogger Raif Badawi; the limits of social media-powered protest movements; why California is lagging in opening up government data; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Heat List

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, February 20 2014

The FCC offers new rules to protect net neutrality; Homeland Security backs down on license plate tracking; the Facebook-WhatsApp deal; and much, much more. Read More

A Role for Kerry's Email List in HuffPo's Creation

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, January 5 2011

Vanity Fair's William D. Cohan does a deep dive into the fight over whether James Boyce and Peter Daou were behind the creation of a framework that evolved into the Huffington Post, and one particularly relevant bit ... Read More

Daou, Boyce to Sue Over HuffPo's Birth

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, November 16 2010

So who dreamt up the Huffington Post? Arianna Huffington has said that that she and a few friends, including eventually HuffPo partner Ken Lerer, gathered in her house and kicked around ideas in those heady days after ... Read More

Brown vs Coakley Post-Mortem: The Internet's Role in Politics 2010

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, January 20 2010

A very quick comment on the meaning of yesterday's special election in Massachusetts, in terms of the role of technology in changing politics: First, I couldn't agree more with what Nancy wrote here yesterday: Read More

LiveBlogging from Berkman: Organizing in an Age of Surplus Powerfulness

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, December 10 2008

Andrew Rasiej and I are in Cambridge, MA today and tomorrow at the Berkman Center's "Internet Politics 2008" conference. Several techPresident contributors are here, including Gene K., Ari M., Garrett G., Chris R, and ... Read More

Hillary Goes High Tech in Non-Concession Speech, Solicits Online Endgame Input; Did She Go Underground to Duck Barack's Call?

BY Dan Manatt | Tuesday, June 3 2008

In her non-concession speech, Hillary asks for input - but is it just to stall? Or a fundraising ploy? And did Peter Daou warn her about what Chris "Google Bomb" Bowers can do with an open invite like that? PLUS: Did ... Read More

The Clinton-Obama Money Chase Continues [UPDATED]

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, April 24 2008

So now the Clinton campaign is walking back has clarified its post-PA fundraising numbers (and I'm clarifying my initial post as well). As I noted yesterday, the campaign's finance co-chair Hassan Nemazee left the ... Read More

Daily Digest: It's Raining McCain, And It Hurts

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, March 25 2008

A new song about McCain makes our ears bleed; once again, OpenLeft asks its readers if it should endorse; the YouTube election 2.0; an Obama video is Obama-sistable; Peter Daou defends Hillary against three myths about ... Read More

Wrapping Up: Some More YearlyKos Observations

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, August 6 2007

As I flew home on Saturday from YearlyKos, I felt equally elated and exhausted from three days of near-constant interaction with so many bloggers, activists, journalists, campaign operatives and techno-politicos. The ... Read More