This post was co-authored by Michael Zamora, an intern with EchoDitto this summer through Harvard's Institute of Politics. For more info on Michael, you can head here.
Politics & Advocacy
It was in late April 2003 that I packed my car and left Queens, New York to join Howard Dean’s presidential campaign. Today I’m repeating the drive, this time from Boston, headed back up to Burlington, Vermont to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Howard Dean’s run for president.
This morning we're reading about a new fact checking tool that will help your team respond real time to false talking points, opening up the most successful tool in campaign history to everyone, and a divining stick for viral conent.
Earlier today Facebook announced that they are Beta testing a new type of search functionality for all users using the English version of Facebook. Graph Search is a huge step towards using the full power of all of that information you’ve been putting into Facebook since the launch of the Social Graph. Looking back over the last couple of years, all of Facebook's new features make sense now.
A couple of reality-check items came up in our reader this week. Those of us who do this work, either on the service or the client end, spend our days living within the confines of our screens.
Tonight, Americans tuned in to their favorite broadcasting channels to listen to President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney debate, bearing witne
I have wanted to read "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised", by Joe Trippi, for a while now. Being a Ditto for almost four months, I thought it was time for a few reasons. It's known to be an excellent description of the rebirth of grassroots organizing in the digital empowerment age.
I was invited to join FireDogLake for an online chat with Dave Karpf, author of The MoveOn Effect. This post is an edited version of some of the material I posted at FireDogLake.com.
I love it when our clients do something big. Last week, our client the Orton Family Foundation announced a major new national partnership aimed at strengthening communities and civic involvement across the country.