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When Bad IT Attacks. Again. And Again.

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, July 22 2010

We were been perhaps premature in awarding our quote of the day earlier. Because this, spoken by Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack in a piece on the Shirley Sherrod affair by Glenn Thrush and Ben Smith, is a very, very strong ... Read More

Daily Digest: CTO Watch -- The Rising Stock of California PhDs

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, January 7 2009

Chief Openness Officer, PhD: As we keep up the vigil on Barack Obama's naming of a Chief Technology Officer, let's have a look at both what some close watchers want from the first federal CTO and what the gossip on the ... Read More

Daily Digest: 2/26/07

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, February 26 2007

The Web on the Candidates Is Al Gore running? Leonardo DiCaprio couldn't get it out of it him, but after he won an Oscar for best documentary last night people are talking. Patrick Ruffini noticed that Gore's web site ... Read More

Tom Vilsack drops out

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, February 23 2007

Tom Vilsack has become one of the first casualties of the race for the president, slayed by that fearsome political monster, money. According to Jeff Zeleny at the New York Times' The Caucus, Vilsack made the ... Read More

Who, What, When, How Much Email

BY Mindy Finn | Monday, February 19 2007

On February 1st, I used a new account to sign up for email from 25 potential prez candidates from both parties to study their use of the medium. Here's a summary of what I've found: 1. Most of the candidates have studied ... Read More

Daily Digest: 2/15/07

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, February 15 2007

Ben Smith of The Politico reports that a new Hillary-obsessed website, ('It's All About Her"), has launched. It chronicles its editor's obsession with Clinton and, by extension, the media's obsession as ... Read More

Daily Digest, 2/13/07

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, February 13 2007

Blaming "Bill Donohue and his calvacade of right wing shills," embattled blogger Amanda Marcotte resigned from the John Edwards campaign yesterday. Is Marcotte a casualty of the boring-down of campaign bloggers? Daniel ... Read More

The Daily Digest: 2/8/07

BY Joshua Levy | Thursday, February 8 2007

The progressive blogosphere has been waiting with baited breath for news about the fate of John Edwards' bloggers Amanda Marcotte and Melissa McEwen after they were criticized for writing anti-Catholic slurs before ... Read More

2008: Who's Ahead Online (Ds-Week Two)

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, January 29 2007

It's been a busy week in the 2008 presidential campaign--Hillary Clinton launched her online "conversation" (see David Weinberger's spot-on critique) and went to Iowa; John Edwards also did an online video web-chat that ... Read More