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How the Web Transformed this Year’s Election

As I mentioned earlier this week I chose to take in Tuesday’s historic election returns “web 2.0 style.” Its taken me a few days to cobble my thoughts together, but this morning I wanted to share a short synopsis.  Tuesday night I truly observed some amazing things and with the passage of Prop 8 in […]

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Meeting Our New President

As I mentioned in my post yesterday evening, I plan watching tonight’s election returns web 2.0 style. To be completely honest, I’m so giddy with excitement that I have already started!  While I’m checking out the television, TwitterSearch, Facebook, and YouTube along with the New York Times and the San Francisco Chronicle I plan on […]

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Top 5 Tools to Beat Election News Coverage

Like many of you I will be plopping down in front of the television tomorrow night to watch election coverage.  But you can bet that my top 5 websites, or web 2.0 tools, will be the place to find out what’s happening BEFORE the traditional news outlets. And, after eight long years of the current […]

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Numbers in Action

Last week I stumbled across a fascinating post on Media Shift about Politcal Polling Sites.  I am still digesting all of its information.  I’m aware of the fact that each Presidential candidate pays for private polling data for their down data-driven decision making and that news outlets will also sponsor polls.  What I did not […]

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Picking a President

This Monday is the last day to register to vote in California.  I repeat, it is the LAST day to register to vote!  If you are 18 or over, living in California, and still haven’t registered to vote please click THIS LINK! Honestly, I don’t mind you leaving my blog for a little voter registration.  […]

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Making Sense of Political Ads

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plQbB-ZiyPk] I am sitting on the couch watching tonight’s Presidential Debate between Barack Obama and John McCain.  Before the debate started our TV was plagued with political ads for the various state-wide propositions on the California ballot and even a few Presidential ads in our decidedly blue state.  I can only imagine how inundated television […]

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