Author Archives: Devin

Food for Thought: “Hillz” on Tumblr

Here is another example of the impact politicians can make by responding to social media themselves.  In this case, Hillary Clinton makes a big splash on Tumblr. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share … Continue reading

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EXTRA! EXTRA! Printed News on Capitol Hill!

My day started as it always did – straightening my already wilted collar and fixing my tie in the conference room mirror.  I was once again one of the first in the office and, as the intern, my first important … Continue reading

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In the “Data Election” 2012, Romney has No Chance of Catching Obama Online

Former Governor Mitt Romney showed a strong victory this past week in Illinois, reaffirming his position as the frontrunner in the Republican Primary 2012.  Illinois television stations are still thanking him for his visit after he (and his super PAC) … Continue reading

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Food for Thought: Social Media Creates New Challenges in Free Speech for Servicemen and Servicewomen

Here is a very interesting article about a U.S. Marine who expressed his political views via Facebook and may now be prosecuted.  The Marine contends that this is a violation of his free speech. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post … Continue reading

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New Media’s Empowering Properties in the Non-Profit Sector

How many state attorneys general can play soccer, scale mountain peaks, mountain bike, and skateboard?   23.  Don’t believe me?  See for yourself: From one coast to the other we have Hawaii… Hawaii Attorney General David Louie – Say ‘YES’ to … Continue reading

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Get Your FREE Online Klout Score Today!

It was only a few centuries ago when influence could be measured by the size of the stick you carried around. With the advent of law, social institutions, and improved communications, rating a person’s sway over others became much more … Continue reading

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Crystal Balls: Facebook and Twitter Already Know Tonight’s Primary Results

Apparently the creations of Zuckerberg and Dorsey are not only good for stalking old friends, getting acquainted with new ones, and sharing every opinion you have ever had with the world.  Facebook and Twitter are also capable of telling the … Continue reading

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