Posts Tagged ‘ politics ’

Obama Announces His Plans For The Future Of The Country On YouTube

Dec 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

We’ve mentioned President-elect Barack Obama‘s use of YouTube previously – but it’s worth noting again that he’s using YouTube in a revolutionary way.  In his latest video, he outlines his plan for the immediate future of the United States, focusing on 5 key points: ENERGY: “[W]e will launch a massive effort to make public buildings […]

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 […]

Barack Obama Kicks Off His Weekly New Media Address

Nov 15th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

President-elect Barack Obama kicks off his weekly new media address with this video. Obama plans to publish weekly addresses to YouTube as President, a milestone in the adoption of new media. It will be a little strange to see Obama competing for views against Fred, but it’s sure to drive new audiences to Internet video. […]

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 […]

A Reminder From Bruce Springsteen On Why You Should Vote

Nov 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Video

Just about the greatest song ever written about America, courtesy The Boss. If you live in the US, vote today.

The Best Political Attack Ads Yet: Star Wars Campaign Ads

Nov 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Strange, Video

See more funny videos at Funny or Die Attack ads from the bitter Palpatine-Calrissian presidential race. via Neatorama

Watch The Elections Online

Nov 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Streaming Video, Video, Video Podcasts

Silicon Alley Insider has a great post highlighting the ways that you can watch the elections online. While you probably expected each of the major networks to provide live streams, you can also get live streams coming from the candidates themselves: John McCain’s Live Ustream Channel Barack Obama’s Live Ustream Channel

Take That, Rewind It Back; Usher Offers VOTE Video To Podcasters

Oct 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Podcasting, Video

From Rob Walch, creator and host of Podcast 411, and VP of Podcaster Development at Wizzard Media: “Usher has made a music Video. He is allowing podcasters to include it as an item in their feed.  This is a get out the vote message, and the version below has an intro from Senator Obama.   You […]

Has John McCain Given Up On New Media?

Oct 28th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Video analytics and distribution company Tube Mogul looked at the past several months of metrics for You Tube videos featuring U.S. Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama: “John McCain’s campaign appears to be shifting resources away from YouTube. Overall, they are launching 39.8% fewer videos than last month, and 29.7% fewer than August. Perhaps […]

Coalition Calls On Mainstream Media To Stop Blocking YouTube Political Videos

Oct 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Story, General, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and a coalition of public interest groups today called on four television networks to stop stifling political debate on the Internet with overreaching copyright claims and proposed two measures to help YouTube protect online political speech. In an open letter sent to CBS, the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), Fox, and […]