In 2007, Google and YouTube broke into presidential politics by holding a “debate” in conjunction with CNN. At the time, Google had owned YouTube for less than a year. Flash forward almost five years. On Monday at 5.30 p.m. Eastern, Google+ (which is also less than a year old), is the stage for a presidential […]
An Australian uses the tempting green-screen backdrop from John McCain’s acceptance speech to introduce a little mash-up humor (Barack Obama dancing and speaking). Watch the clip, and watch for more of these 1984-like mashups as political commentary.
[Two Updates Below] In prep’ing for digital journalism workshops for our UW undergrads, I discovered that the Seattle PI has opened up at least some editorial board meetings to the public via “podcasts.” (I challenge you to try to find the podcast archive/description via the masthead links, however.) The NY Times Caucus blog reported Saturday […]