- Two different takes on the use of search advertising in this election cycle, with the Rimm Kaufman Group not finding much but analyzing what they did, and Eric Frenchman at Connell Donatelli arguing that the Rimm Kaufman study missed much of the search advertising that was actually going on. He offers a good counterpoint and also some basic observations about the state of search advertising and how campaigns can get the most out of it.
- The Poynter Institute’s Election-Night Innovation: Our List and Yours looks at how a wide variety of media outlets covered the elections as they unfolded, with an emphasis on technology and online presentation. What worked? What didn’t?
- At Personal Democracy Forum, several electronic politics experts offer short observations on the role of technology in the 2006 campaigns.
- The Hotline looks at lefty blog successes and righty blog failures in the war of the Netroots endorsements.