Bummed that you couldn’t make it to Friday’s IAB-sponsored online political advertising discussion? Never fear, C-Span’s camera was On The Scene — you can relive the magic here (direct link to the video player).
The first 25 minutes are a one-on-one between IAB’s Mike Zaneis and panel moderator (and new author) Kate Kaye, with the remaining hour a panel discussion free-for-all featuring Kate, e.politics, MSHC Partners’ (and the Obama campaign’s) Emily Williams and CampaignGrid’s Jeff Dittus. Note that the C-Span site will let you buy your own copy of the show on DVD for the low low price of $29.95; makes a Terrific Christmas Gift. Update: see also event coverage from InternetNews.com. Update II: more coverage, this time from SmartBrief’s SmartBlog on Social Media.
Thanks for this link! I was home sick and reading @henrim‘s tweets from the event. Will look forward to watching.
You were listening to a word Henri said? Oh man…
Just kidding! Please Makembe, don’t hurt me!
I *listen* to lots of people. The question is who I believe…. 🙂
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