Posts Tagged ‘ political podcasts ’

Will New Media Change The US Government?

Jan 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Corporate Podcasts, Podcasting Events

The biggest new story of the day may be Barack Obama’s Presidential inauguration, but, at least for people interested in new media, the most interesting story of the day may be the introduction of an official White House blog.  Three years ago, we predicted that the next President would be a podcaster, saying: The next […]

Obama Was Right; New Media Now The Most Trusted Source For News

Nov 21st, 2008 | By | Category: Commentary

President-elect Barack Obama pioneered the use of new media in his campaign against John McCain, using it to make his message omnipresent on the Internet.  Now, new research explains why Obama’s strategy was so successful.  A  new study conducted by IFC (Independent Film  Channel) and Zogby International has found that most Americans think that media coverage of the Presidential  election influenced the outcome, and that more people trust the Internet than […]

5 Great Posts About How Obama Used New Media To Beat McCain

Nov 10th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Video

Everybody is analyzing Barack Obama’s historic win over John McCain and a lot of smart people have come to the conclusion that Obama’s use of new media was key to his win.  Here are five of the most interesting looks at the new media angle of Obama’s campaign: The New York Times looks at How Obama Tapped Into […]

How Barack Obama Beat John McCain With New Media

Nov 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Story, General, Podcasting Events

Barack Obama has soundly beaten John McCain and it’s clear that Obama’s new media strategy played a big part in this win.

While McCain pulled back from new media and focused his attention on core supporters via old media, Obama got his message out anywhere people were listening.

Russian’s President A Video Blogger

Oct 9th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev kicked off his video blog earlier this week with a discussion about his upcoming address to the World Policy Conference in Evian. 43 year old Medvedev has been one the Internet since 1996, so it’s only natural he would follow the lead of other world leaders, like Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel.   “Putin is a […]

Do Politics On Your Own Time With The DNC, RNC Podcasts

Sep 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Corporate Podcasts, General, News Podcasts

Want to get your politics when you want, rather than in the snappy 5 second soundbites you get from mainstream news? You can subscribe to podcasts of both the 2008 Republican National Convention (iTunes link) and the Democratic National Convention and get the party line on demand. Or – if you think that party rhetoric […]

What’s On Barack Obama’s iPod?

Jun 25th, 2008 | By | Category: General, iPods & Portable Media Players

We already know that John McCain is a huge ABBA fan, from his blog. But what about Barack Obama? What’s on his iPod? Obama says he has “pretty eclectic tastes”: The list of bands reads like the acts at a summer music festival, with the Rolling Stones, Sheryl Crow and Ludacris all in the mix. […]

Will John McCain Pull A Hillary When It Comes To Internet Media?

Jun 8th, 2008 | By | Category: General

The SFGate has published an interesting piece that looks at how Internet media affected Hillary Clinton‘s campaign: What hurt Clinton most, political analysts say, is that she couldn’t consistently use the newfound ubiquity of video to soften her image with voters. Or, as George Washington University Professor and new-media analyst Michael Cornfeld said, “It’s like […]

Is Social Media Behind Barack Obama’s Success?

Jun 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Commentary, General

Earlier in the week, Elisabeth noted that Barack Obama had wrapped enough delegates to secure the Democratic nomination and that he is actively using podcasting as part of his campaign strategy. Obama has run a remarkable campaign, and his campaign’s has made innovative use of social media, embracing not just podcasting, but Twitter, Flickr, MySpace, […]

Obama Secures Democratic Bid

Jun 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Video Podcasts

[display_podcast] On the evening of the last batch of U.S. primary elections, Presidential candidate Barack Obama wrapped enough delegates to secure the Democratic nomination. Although Democratic rival Hillary Rodham Clinton has not formally ended her Presidential bid, it is looking fairly assured that Obama will, after his official nomination at this summer’s convention in Denver, […]