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Ask Sarah Palin: CA Dems' Interactive Billboard Goes Live [UPDATED]

BY Micah L. Sifry | Saturday, October 4 2008

This is an absolute first and frankly it's f---ing brilliant. The California Democratic Party has a giant electronic billboard up somewhere near a Los Angeles-area rally that Republican VP candidate Sarah Palin is doing ... Read More

Daily Digest: Online Indy Press Making News, Enemies

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, September 17 2008

The Center for Independent Media's Michigan Messenger is taking some intense GOP heat after a reporter broke the news of a local Republican official's comments that they planned to use foreclosure lists to block ... Read More

Daily Digest: Online Indy Press Making News, Enemies

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, September 17 2008

The Web on the Candidates Michigan's Web Press Showdown: The Center for Independent Media launched in 2006 with an audacious goal: building a thriving independent online news network from scratch. Now the Michigan ... Read More

Daily Digest: And Now, Back to Our Regularly Scheduled Conventioning

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, September 2 2008

Obama asks for Gustav help via text message, the RNC gets started, Twitter at the DNC, Palin uses eBay, Alaska's blogging industry, and Palin's e-family drama Read More

Obama's Text Prospecting Turned Up Rocky Mountain Gold

BY Nancy Scola | Saturday, August 30 2008

There was little sign of the Obama campaign's vaunted world's largest phone bank at Invesco Field at Mile High on Thursday night, but the campaign did manage to score a few points by asking attendees to whip out their ... Read More

Daily Digest: Split-Screening Obama Speech and Palin VP Pick

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, August 29 2008

Liveblogging the DNC; sleuthing out McCain's VP pick; Sarah Palin will make these bloggers happy; Get your; McCain's classy and messy moves; Obama's text-messaging machine revs up. Read More

The Medium is the Text Message

BY Andrew Rasiej | Wednesday, August 27 2008

Just like 3 million other Americans, I signed up for the Barack Obama campaign's now famous VP announcement text message. But once I received it, albeit at 3AM, what caught my attention was not the Senator's selection of ... Read More

Barack's Impersonal Text: Disappointing

BY David All | Saturday, August 23 2008

When it finally arrived, I was disappointed. Barack's team missed an enormous opportunity to communicate personally, to me, from Barack. Let me explain to you where I'm coming from... Read More

Epic Text Message Fail? Media Gets Biden News Hours Before Supporters

BY Patrick Ruffini | Saturday, August 23 2008

Shortly after 3 AM on the east coast, the long-awaited text message from Barack Obama announcing Joe Biden had finally arrived. But it was something short of letting the cat out of the bag. At 10:50 pm on Friday night, ... Read More

Daily Digest: The Digg Olympics

BY Joshua Sherman | Wednesday, August 13 2008

#1 Digg video is anti-McCain voter-generated content; Facebook (anti-)campaigns for Vice President; C-SPAN gets searchable, linkable, AND embeddable; Convention website showdown; NYTimes Op-Ed on the power of text ... Read More