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Rag Blog Scoop about ‘Cognitive Infiltration’ Stirs up Internet Storm

Marc Estrin exhibits the tag line to his exclusive Rag Blog article about Obama advisor Cass Sunstein that has received much attention in the blogosphere.Estrin’s exclusive about Obama confidantTriggers alarm about controversial scheme By Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog … finish reading Rag Blog Scoop about ‘Cognitive Infiltration’ Stirs up Internet Storm

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BOOKS / Eric Boehlert’s ‘Bloggers on the Bus’

It’s a very fast, entertaining read, and since it focuses (almost) exclusively on the liberal blogosphere it mostly avoids the sense of triumphalism you might get in a more partisan book. By Kevin Drum If you’re interested in the political … finish reading BOOKS / Eric Boehlert’s ‘Bloggers on the Bus’

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Kos : The Newspaper Execs’ Hissy Fit

Newspaper, aka the “Dinosaur Blog.” Graphic from Exhibit 5a. The industry’s woes are self-inflicted, and its continued arrogance and superiority complex continue to blind its executives from potential solutions in a world where quite frankly, they are no longer quite … finish reading Kos : The Newspaper Execs’ Hissy Fit

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Texas Ethics Commission : Proposal to Regulate Blogs

‘Regulating Texas blogs would be regulation with out representation. Regulation that doesn’t protect the rights of citizens is not good government’ By Vince Liebowitz / August 15, 2008 The statement below is issued in response to a document that has … finish reading Texas Ethics Commission : Proposal to Regulate Blogs

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TECHNOLOGY : How I Became a Soldier in the Georgia-Russia Cyberwar

Cyber Monster by TY KohAn Army of Ones and Zeroes‘In recent weeks, Georgia’s government Web sites have been besieged by denial-of-service attacks and acts of vandalism.’By Evgeny Morozov / August 14, 2008 As Russian and Georgian troops fight on the … finish reading TECHNOLOGY : How I Became a Soldier in the Georgia-Russia Cyberwar

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Fox News Suffers Another Debate Snub; Bloggers Take a Bow

‘Fox News has been busy airing doctored, cartoonish images of New York Times journalists, dubbing Obama hand gestures as “terrorist fist jabs”…’by Eric Boehlert / August 12, 2008 Coveted assignments for presidential debate moderators were handed out last week, and … finish reading Fox News Suffers Another Debate Snub; Bloggers Take a Bow

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BOOKS : Markos Moulitsas’ ‘Taking on the System’

“Rules for Radicals” Meets the 21st Centuryby Paul Hogarth / July 31‚ 2008 Markos Moulitsas’ new book, Taking On the System, is not really about political blogs. One would expect the founder of Daily Kos to write about the netroots … finish reading BOOKS : Markos Moulitsas’ ‘Taking on the System’

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makingpeace : Netroots in Fertile Ground

T-Shirt Humor.The Rag Blog’s Dreyer and Organic Consumers’ CumminsBy makingpeace / July 28, 2008 Following another computer crash and a friend’s valiant attempt to fix it, we headed out yesterday to buy a new machine. Now we’re getting used to … finish reading makingpeace : Netroots in Fertile Ground

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JOURNALISM : The Tragic Decline of the Printed Page

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch: ‘Will it make a profit?’ Photo by AP.Bad Days for Newsrooms—and DemocracyBy Chris Hedges / July 21, 2008 The decline of newspapers is not about the replacement of the antiquated technology of news print with the … finish reading JOURNALISM : The Tragic Decline of the Printed Page

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Texas Democrats Riding High

Barack Obama campaigning in Austin during the Texas Democratic primary. Photo by AP.How Democrats Could Turn Texas Into the Blue Star StateBy Bob Moser The followinig article on the resurgence of the Democratic Party in Texas appears in the July … finish reading Texas Democrats Riding High

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Netroots Nation Comes to Austin

Clinton and Obama at 2007 YearlyKos Convention (now called Netroots Nation). Netroots Nation 2008Thursday-Sunday, July 17-20Austin Convention Center Netroots Nation, the third annual gathering of liberals and progressives from the blogosphere and beyond, meets July 17-20 at the Austin Convention … finish reading Netroots Nation Comes to Austin

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