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Do I get it?

November 1, 2010

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Prompted by the first part of Joe Trippi’s book, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, and as self-proclaimed realidealist, I asked myself “Do I get it?“ It being the impact and potential of how digital communications is changing and continues to change our world. Trippi, even as a seasoned and sometime cynical pol, sees the […]

Politics as usual?

October 23, 2010

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I officially have mixed feelings about the potential impact of new media on political movements and campaigns. In response to this week’s readings (Chapter 7 “Explaining the Adoption of Web Campaigning Practices” from Web Campaigning, Chapter 6 “Decision 2004: The War for the White House”  from Douglas Kellner’s Media Spectacle and the Crisis of Democracy and Dennis […]