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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 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.

Politicos Peruanos en Facebook

September 2, 2009

Social Media in Plain English

September 2, 2009

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.

30 Most Valuable Digg Tools You Should Use Daily

June 24, 2009

Planet Facebook: Is social-networking site a phenomenon or a fad? –

June 22, 2009

Planet Facebook: Is social-networking site a phenomenon or a fad? – Shared via AddThis

Web 2.0 and Democracy

June 18, 2009

Secretary of State Hilary Clinton on Wednesday defended a US request to Twitter to postpone a planned maintenance shutdown as a way to allow Iranians to speak out and organize. (1) The last presidential election in Iran that caused many protests throughout the capital city of Tehran continues. Despite the government’s Tweeter blockage; tweets, pictures, […]

Social Media Release (SMR)

June 14, 2009

  Social Media Release is a versatile way to promote your news release within the online media. Depending on who you’re desired audience will be, you should decide on whether to use it. SMR is an alternative for promoting your news release. It should be considered in some cases or included to generate broader visibility.

Web 2.0: A Medium Politicians Can’t Afford to Miss

June 9, 2009

Being the largest racial minority group in the US, political campaigns could not afford to miss any medium in order to reach-out on Hispanics. The extraordinary Obama presidential campaign gave us a clear lesson on the importance of new media in order to maximize visibility and transparency for the campaign. Social Media sites like Facebook, […]