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October, 2010

More Political Uses of Text Messaging

Schwarzenegger’s texting updates from the California GOP convention, and a new campaign is planning to register young Latino voters from their cell phones. Here’s more about the technology Voto Latino’s using, which is open to other groups:...

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Quick Hits — August 23, 2006

Post: Burns Burned by Video Clips. His opponent is distributing clips to the press via old-school videotape, but at least one has shown up on YouTube. AdAge: The Reach Most Marketers Crave Still Comes From TV, Print and Internet Ads, not from blogs or podcasts. But, opinion leaders get much of...

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Seattle Times: YouTube is Making Waves in Politics

Good overview article — includes a bunch of examples of recent online political video fun, ranging from a fake Gore bore to a senatorial sleepyhead captured on film to Michelle Malkin’s minions, with a pass through deep macaca on the way. In particular, check out these ads gathered on...

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What Campaigns Can Learn from Project Runway

At one of Alan Rosenblatt’s Internet Advocacy Roundtable discussions last week, Heather Holdridge from Care2 brought up some brilliant uses of text messaging that political campaigns can use as a starting point. For instance, if you’re a Project Runway devotee and you vote via cell...

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Media Relations Tips

Fenton Communications has an email newsletter that focuses on media relations but has also covered online advocacy topics such as viral campaigns and working with bloggers. Their latest issue (emailed last week but not yet online) looks at effective online press rooms and has some good ideas...

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