April 30th, 2007
- Eight Easy Steps To Internet Superstardom. Video tutorials from Jack Black and others — why not try a little humour to get your political points across?
- ABCNews.com Relaunches with Citizen Journalism. Also with new emphasis on video (and dreams of superstardom?).
- Online video frenzy continues, as debate clips slip onto the web even as debate host MSNBC misses the boat. Meanwhile, Todd Zeigler collects the Top 6 Political YouTube Videos so far in this cycle, and ReelPopBlog wonders if YouTube may not be good for politics (note: he’s not the first to play spoilsport).
- Hillary Clinton posts on blog Firedoglake, earns criticism, but let’s take a closer look at just who’s doing the carping…
- An E-OrganizingVictory! Maybe this Internet thing will be good for something after all.
- Tag Clouds for the Democratic Debate. Clever way to take in the topics of the candidates’ “wisdom” at a glance.
- Campaign Site Design Review: John McCain Version 2. Now in color!
- States Seek Limits on ‘Robocalls’ in Campaigns. Poor robots — always the (shiny, metallic) scapegoats.
- Tips For Blog Outreach via Beltway Blogroll; get your full blogger-relations fix here.
- Online Ad Wars continue, as Yahoo buys RightMedia. Google counters by sinking Yahoo’s battleship, considers turning in cards to get extra armies for invasion of Asia via legendary Alaska to Kamchatka route.
- How Not to Get Indicted. Note: never ever ever ever ever use email. For anything. Lest this line be written about YOU: “two mid-level account executives carried on a torrid email affair for months in messages that described in explicit detail what they hoped to do to each other once they got out of the office that day. I never knew either of them could write so well…”
- Internet-Controlled Robots With Off-The-Shelf Parts. Prospect of world-conquering artificial army draws one stern robotic footstep closer; can robot romance be far behind?
- Better Living Through Technology: iPod-Powered OhMiBod Sex Toy Delivers Music-Powered Orgasm. Combine with previous item on remote-controlled robots and your moment of Internet-video superstardom is only moments away.