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Joe Trippi on the Soul and Technology of Politics | MIT Technology Review

Joe Trippi on the Soul and Technology of Politics | MIT Technology Review | Digital Politics | Scoop.it
Longtime political operative Joe Trippi cheers the innovations of Obama 2012, saying they restored the primacy of the individual voter.
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Is Twitter Helping or Harming Political Journalism?

Is Twitter Helping or Harming Political Journalism? | Digital Politics | Scoop.it
Salon editor in chief Kerry Lauman speaks about how reporters should treat political coverage in the time of Twitter.

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Targeting your message, money and mobile

Targeting your message, money and mobile | Digital Politics | Scoop.it
The key to success is the ability to adapt to a data-centric mindset.
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Ad-Making for the Romney Campaign: A Firsthand Account | Campaign Trail - Advertising Age

Ad-Making for the Romney Campaign: A Firsthand Account | Campaign Trail - Advertising Age | Digital Politics | Scoop.it
for this political ad guy, being called up to move to boston for four months, to work for the romney campaign was like "getting called up to the yankees."...
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Death Wish: A Writer Finds Twitter Turning Toxic

Death Wish: A Writer Finds Twitter Turning Toxic | Digital Politics | Scoop.it
Social media has a dark side that is nasty, brutish, and anonymous. Lauren Ashburn on coping with the vile attacks aimed at her.
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Obama, Romney break fundraising records

Obama, Romney break fundraising records | Digital Politics | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — President Obama and Mitt Romney shattered spending records during their 2012 campaigns, eclipsing $2 billion in fundraising, the campaigns disclosed Thursday.
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Helping to prove how Money plays an incredibly important part in the campaign run. They broke fundraising history.

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After the Election, Time to Heal Your Facebook Divide

Call it the new 47%. That's the percentage of you who have unfriended someone on Facebook because of this election, according to our poll from a few hours back (which has 1,500 ...
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Rubio Warns Against International Internet Regulation

Rubio Warns Against International Internet Regulation | Digital Politics | Scoop.it
As the International Telecom Union is set to meet, the Florida Republican encourages Americans to protest attempts to regulate the Internet. "Tell the ITU and enemies of freedom to keep the In...
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The Most Beautiful Election Infographic You’ll Ever See

The Most Beautiful Election Infographic You’ll Ever See | Digital Politics | Scoop.it
It feels like so long ago, November 6, 2012. Despite a relatively close popular vote, President Obama swept the country, decimating Mitt Romney in the battleground states.
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The Campaign Tumblr Is Dead! (Long Live the Campaign Tumblr!)

The Campaign Tumblr Is Dead! (Long Live the Campaign Tumblr!) | Digital Politics | Scoop.it
Obama for America's outbound director on the origin, and future, of history's first presidential campaign Tumblr...
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6 campaign sites that got it right in 2012

6 campaign sites that got it right in 2012 | Digital Politics | Scoop.it
Some of this year’s best websites featured clean, simple designs and layouts that were easy to navigate. ...
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The Imperfect Politics of the Internet

The Imperfect Politics of the Internet | Digital Politics | Scoop.it
Despite what you may have read, the Internet hasn't yet become the be-all, end-all for political campaigns.
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On social media, sometimes less is more

On social media, sometimes less is more | Digital Politics | Scoop.it
A focus on vanity metrics won't truly engage your audience.
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Politics + Internet/Tech: Our Research | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

The growth of social media and the rapid adoption of internet-enabled mobile devices have changed the way Americans engage in the political process. Here's a summary of our latest data.
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Conservatives dominate Japan social media ahead of poll - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun

Conservatives dominate Japan social media ahead of poll - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun | Digital Politics | Scoop.it
The social media steamroller credited with helping Barack Obama win re-election as U.S. president is playing a bigger role than ever before in Japanese politics as the country prepares for national elections on Dec 16.
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What actually mattered in digital media this cycle

What actually mattered in digital media this cycle | Digital Politics | Scoop.it
Election 2012 is in the rear-view mirror, but still on our minds.
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The Most Retweeted Tweets Of The Media

The Most Retweeted Tweets Of The Media | Digital Politics | Scoop.it
According to the Twitter analytics website Favstar , these are the most retweeted tweets of some of the biggest news organizations.
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Republicans Confront Democrat Edge in Tech Skills, Campaign Talent

Many Republicans say there is a skills gap between the two parties when it comes to technological savvy, based on neglect within their own ranks and advances on the Democratic side.
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2012 Campaign Decision Makers Conference | The Institute of Politics at Harvard University

2012 Campaign Decision Makers Conference | The Institute of Politics at Harvard University | Digital Politics | Scoop.it
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Facebook Posts Guide for Incoming Members of Congress - SocialTimes

Facebook Posts Guide for Incoming Members of Congress - SocialTimes | Digital Politics | Scoop.it
When members of the 113th Congress are sworn into office this coming January, they'll have a chance to build on the social media tools that made the 2012 presidential elections so dynamic online.
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Mulroney: Social media ‘revolution’ hurting politics

Mulroney: Social media ‘revolution’ hurting politics | Digital Politics | Scoop.it
“I think that the 24/7 social media and the 24/7 newscasts and what have you, and the Internet, and BlackBerries, and the vast technological revolution that has taken place presents new opportunities, of course,” Mulroney said, “but also new challenges.”...
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It's the personal contact, stupid - The Drum Opinion (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

It's the personal contact, stupid - The Drum Opinion (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Digital Politics | Scoop.it
Australian politicians could learn from Barack Obama's election campaign. In the digital age, simple personal contact still goes a long way.
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