Young Internet Voter.com

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We get it, the Internet matters – but how much in the political world? And what about younger voters? Will the Web affect the way they cast their ballots on Election Day? We found out. Earlier this week, Waggener Edstrom … Continued

Almacy ’08: Hope, Change, Experience & Web Savvy!

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Very flattering indeed.  I was thrilled when Diana Falzone called although my wife wasn’t too pleased to hear that I hang out with Maxim models. Seriously, they almost had me going until I saw the bus banner. Needs a little … Continued

Defending Dot Govs

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This week, a few hundred convened to attend the 2-day Politics Online Conference 2008 hosted by the  Institute for Politics Democracy and the Internet (IPDI) at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC.  On Day 2, I had the pleasure of participating on the Morning Plenary panel sponsored by … Continued

Senate’s E-Gov Technical Difficulties

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In preparation for an upcoming speaking engagement, I was doing some research on Sen. Lieberman’s (Independent-CT) past comments during a U.S. Senate hearing on E-Gov reauthorization.  So, I went to Google and searched for “lieberman egov” which yielded the following top organic … Continued

Sir Bob Geldof on Africa

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As President Bush wraps up his weeklong trip to Africa today, there is some discussion as whether he has been given due credit for his strong commitment to the people of the region during his tenure.  Under President Bush, the United States has developed extensive progams and initiatives … Continued

links for 2008-2-19

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Uncertainty in Cuba as Castro Steps Down (WP)Dictator announces via Granma’s Web site, Cuba’s Communist Party newspaper Full Text of Fidel Castro’s Resignation Letter (WP) Clinton aide accuses Obama of plagiarism (Politico) Clinton’s borrowed lines: Hillary Clinton steals Barack Obama’s … Continued

Living Online in Cincinnati…


No doubt, this is how newsman Les Nessman and Dr. Johnny Fever would be singing the WKRP theme song today in our converged digital world. After snow and ice forced a cancellation last week, I head to Ohio tomorrow to speak at the rescheduled luncheon … Continued

Preschooler Votes in Virginia Primary!

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The “Potomac Primaries” for Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia are in full swing today as voters head to the polls to select their favorite candidate in the 2008 race for the White House. This morning, I took my four year-old daughter to our … Continued

Obama and Will.i.am: Yes We Can


Chalk up another Internet success for Campaign 2008 as users continue to generate content aimed at moving minds and generating online buzz for Presidential candidates in their bid for the White House. This time, Will.i.am from Black Eyed Peas fame, … Continued

GOP & Ustream LIVE from Minneapolis


Republican Convention President & CEO Maria Cino announced Ustream.TV as the official live video streaming provider of the 2008 Republican National Convention in Minneapolis-Saint Paul slated for September 1-4, 2008. “Partnering with Ustream.TV sends a clear message that the Republican … Continued