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Memory Lane: Barack and Hillary in Unity, New Hampshire

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

In anticipation of Barack Obama naming Hillary Clinton Secretary of State, we take a tour of the first day of unity between Hillary and Barack in Unity, New Hampshire, June 27, 2008. I was there, and now you can be there too. Enjoy.

Presidential Election: Horse Race Coverage Was Fantastic

Friday, November 7th, 2008

As someone who backs the public journalism philosophy it might seem like heresy to talk about the horse race coverage of the election. But at the wire on Tuesday night it was fantastic. CNN was stellar with its touch screen maps, its 3-D Senate selection graphic and its commentators, who for the first time in [...]

How Blogosphere Is Influencing the Presidential Election

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

I will be on an election Postmortem panel at Kennesaw State University on Thursday and my topic will be the blogosphere and the election. Here are some bullet points I am assembling for the talk, got any others? Let me know:

First point to remember. Blogs are simply a blank piece of paper. They can be [...]

Georgians Speak Out from Inside Two-Hour Voting Line

Friday, October 31st, 2008

So I went to vote early on Thursday and decided to Video Your Vote from inside a two, really two and one-half hour line to cast my presidential election vote. I live in Cobb County, Georgia.
So were people miffed about the long line? I thought they would be, but you listen to what this [...]

YouTube, PBS Ask Americans to ‘Video Your Vote’

Friday, October 24th, 2008

Here is old-fashioned public journalism and high-tech citizen journalism taken from this YouTube press release:
Starting today, registered United States voters can share their voting experiences via the Video Your Vote YouTube Channel. Some of the best videos will be showcased on PBS television, as part of The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer’s Election Day broadcast.
I love [...]