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Daily Digest: Working to Catch the Presidential Ear

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, November 6 2008

"Congratulations! Now, Hear Me Out on...": Let's hope President-elect Barack Obama had a restful Tuesday night, because it's about the only time in the next two and a half months that he won't have someone ... Read More

Tropicana's Freshly Squeezed Election Tweets

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, November 5 2008

This has got to be the coolest data visualization I've seen yet coming out of the Twitterverse. It's also one of the smartest product placement moves I've ever seen a traditional company do online. (A glance at ... Read More

A Simple Proposal -- Let's Use Twitter To Track Robocalls In Real Time #Robos

BY Editors | Monday, October 20 2008

(Crossposted with permission from The National Political Do Not Contact Registry blog -- Nancy) What / Background:   A proposal to use Twitter and #Hashtags to track and follow robo calls as they occur across ... Read More

Daily Digest: Fundraising Frenzies Upending Close Contests

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, October 20 2008

The Web on the Candidates Bachmann's Remarks Spark Netroots Retaliation: The full fury of the progressive netroots has turned on Minnesota Republican congressman Michelle Bachmann -- and it might put her House seat in ... Read More

Daily Digest: From Field to Felonies to Fine-Tuned Targeting

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, October 9 2008

The Web on the Candidates The Six Million Questions Question: The enormous number was breathtaking: six million people sent in questions through the Internet for Tom Brokaw to pose to John McCain and Barack Obama during ... Read More

Daily Digest: Was Last Night a Waste of 90 Minutes? Debatable

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, October 8 2008

The Web on the Candidates Debates' Commission Masterminds Most Somnolent Event: Last night's presidential "town hall" in Nashville hosted by Tom Brokaw was a bust, suggests Micah Sifry. First things first: the ... Read More

Daily Digest: "Open Townhall Debate" Neither Open Nor Townhall. Discuss.

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, October 7 2008

The Web on the Candidates Citizen Debate Qs are One in a Million: "At least six million questions have been submitted via the Internet to be asked at the town-hall-style presidential debate Tuesday," reports ... Read More

Twitter: An Antidote to Election Day Voting Problems?

BY | Monday, October 6 2008

We know. It sounds ridiculous at first. But it might not be as crazy as you think. Why not? Well, here’s what we’re thinking. We all know that American elections can be messy affairs. As longtime online organizer Jon ... Read More

Daily Digest: Obama Turns Filmmaker to Put Keating in Play

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, October 6 2008

The Web on the Candidates One Million's Moneybomb: Can a loosely-organized Facebook group best the biggest name progressive blogs when it comes to fundraising? That's the question that longtime online organizer Jon ... Read More

Daily Digest: Twitter's on Palin vs. Biden Like Otters on Oysters

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, October 3 2008

The Web on the Candidates Short Bursts of @Politics: Medill Reports's Jason M. Breslow has a roundup of how Twitter is being used for politics these days. We're seeing folks use it to debate, to share ideas, to organize ... Read More