Random Thoughts Larry King Style (9/14/2006)

The George Allen campaign has launched a blog.  Anything they do online is just more material for Wonkette at this point…Scott Baradell from Idea Grove has a great post on 101 Ways to Brew Up a Great Idea.  Going to Vegas is by far the best suggestion…Joe Lieberman's campaign has quietly disabled comments on their blog. ...

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Top 10 Political Moments on YouTube

We've posted frequently about the impact video sharing sites like YouTube are having on politics. Sometimes it's better to show than to tell. So here are ten political themed videos that have made the rounds on YouTube. They demonstrate the power YouTube can have in catching politicians in “oops” moments and spreading funny/weird videos that appear on CSPAN and Comedy Central....

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Washington Post Launches Political Ad Database

I’m not sure how I missed this, but the Washington Post recently launched a political ad campaign database called Mixed Messages. It looks like the Post will be trying to catalogue all the political ads produced by the various candidates/national committees this cycle.

They’ve done a really nice job with this....

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Laptops, the Coast Guard, YouTube oh my!

There is an interesting piece on (via Slashdot ) that talks about the Dell Battery Recall program and how the blogosphere “kept the heat on the manufacturers to do something about it and helped the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) conduct an investigation into the burning batteries.”

As mentioned in the article,...

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YouTube and the George Allen Video

Rolling Stone has a story on their blog about YouTube's role in exposing and spreading the now infamous George Allen Listening Tour video.  Here's a quote from the article:

There’s a paradigm shift under way and politicians like Allen, and to a lesser extent Joe Lieberman and Barbara Boxer,...

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