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News Site for News Addicts

October 10, 2009

(Marumushi.com)- http://newsmap.jp/# Takes news headlines from around the world and color-codes them and sizes them, to reflect how much play each story are getting from each country. Great concept, to get an idea of what’s hot, in the news, in real time.

Is Social Media Helping or Hurting California Politics

October 5, 2009

by Spot Us May 21, 2009 The following is a three part series funded by Spot.Us, written by Jackson West with editorial support from SFAppeal.com. The content is Creative Commons, but all three parties must be given attribution. Social Media Meets Politics: Pols Chasing Publicity Find Web Waters Welcoming Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other popular […]

Obama: “Conflict is Catnip To The Media” (Great Interview)

September 21, 2009

In an interview on CBS Face the Nation, with Bob Schieffer, President Obama noted that taxes will not be raised to pay for his health care overhaul.

THE PRESIDENT’S BACK-TO-SCHOOL MESSAGE TO AMERICA’S STUDENTS

September 7, 2009

When

* Tuesday, September 8th, at 12:00 PM (EDT)

How to Watch

* The President’s message will be streamed live on WhiteHouse.gov/live, and broadcast live on C-Span
* Downloadable video of the speech will be made available on this page later that day as it becomes available

Politicos Peruanos en Facebook

September 2, 2009

Obama's 1st year sets record for Hispanic nominations

September 1, 2009

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama has appointed more Hispanics to high office than any president ever has during the first year in office, reflecting the growing political clout of the nation’s largest minority group. The 43 appointments since Inauguration Day also reflect Obama’s debt to the Hispanic community, which helped propel him into the White […]

Obama’s 1st year sets record for Hispanic nominations

September 1, 2009

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama has appointed more Hispanics to high office than any president ever has during the first year in office, reflecting the growing political clout of the nation’s largest minority group. The 43 appointments since Inauguration Day also reflect Obama’s debt to the Hispanic community, which helped propel him into the White […]

New Media and Political Communication (Stanford Seminar)

September 1, 2009

This panel presents a range of perspectives on the social and symbolic action afforded by new media in the realm of politics and international relations.