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  • ABC, Fox Limit Candidates In Upcoming Debate
    ABC and Fox News Channel are narrowing the number of presidential candidates invited to debates this weekend just before the New Hampshire primary. ...
  • New FCC Rules More Flexible On Digital Transition
    The Federal Communications Commission has given the nod to new rules that will give broadcasters more flexibility as they switch from analog to digital signals. The updated regulations will, amo ...
  • Celeb Endorsements Don't Hold Much Sway Over Voters
    [Politics] A study by E-Poll Market Research, which researches celebrities and brands, finds that celebrities are not as influential in politics as they may be in selling products, fashion, entertainme ...
  • Romney Ad Spend Highest, Polls Not So Much
    The biggest ad spender in the race for the Republican presidential nomination isn't getting much of a bang for his buck, according to a study by one industry tracker. Mi ...
  • Huckabee Defends Xmas Ad Approach
    Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is sticking behind the religious tone of his recent campaign ad. "You can find Santa at every mall," he says. "You can find discounts ...
  • MTV Signs Up Kids To Cover Election
    MTV has signed on 51 young folks -- one in each state and the District of Columbia -- to cover the 2008 elections with weekly reports, including videos, blogs a ...
  • Hearst TV Lets Viewers Submit Political Videos
    Hearst-Argyle is bringing power to the people--sort of--by putting hands-on democracy in the newsroom. The company is asking viewers and Web surfers to submit videos about the upcoming New Hampshi ...
  • MTV, AP Join In Launch Of 'Street Team' Citizen Journalists To Cover Elections
    As part of its pro-Democracy "Choose or Lose" campaign, MTV is joining with the Associated Press to launch a project dubbed "Street Team '08" that will enlist 51 citizen journalists--o ...
  • Richardson Goes All-Out On Iraq In New Ads
    Presidential hopeful Bill Richardson has rolled out a new ad campaign that puts the war in Iraq front and center. The spot aims to set the Democratic governor of N ...
  • MPAA Rejects Iraq Doc Ad
    The Motion Picture Association of America has rejected an ad for documentary "Taxi to the Dark Side," a film that traces a pattern of American-sponsored torture from Afghanistan to A ...
  • AOL Launches Polling Widget
    AOL has launched a syndicated political polling widget called "Hot Seat" that will feature questions from top political blogs including The Huffington Post, The Politico and Power Line ...
  • New Yahoo Dashboard Handicaps Candidates for Political Junkies
    The new feature pulls polling and funding data together in one handy Web guide, revealing some intriguing insights about the top candidates' current odds of winning their party nomination, the ...
  • Congress Member Turns Up Heat On Google
    Turning up the heat on Google, a Republican member of Congress Wednesday sent Google CEO Eric Schmidt a letter demanding answers to a host of detailed questions about the company ...
  • Nielsen Finds Obama, Romney On Top In Ads
    [Politics] Hillary and Rudy have some catching up to do. The presidential race for paid TV exposure for most of 2007 puts Barack Obama and Mitt Romney into top spo ...
  • Nielsen: Obama, Romney Aired Most TV Spots In '07
    Hillary and Rudy have some catching up to do. The presidential race for paid TV exposure for most of 2007 puts Barack Obama and Mitt Romney into top spots f ...
  • Presidential Campaigns Reach Out, Touch 80% Of Iowans
    [Research] People say they were more polite with live callers. More than half of potential voters receiving these calls say they hung up the phone when they heard a record ...
  • Candidates Fail to Follow in Dean's Footsteps
    In some respects, Howard Dean is the forefather of online campaigning. His 2004 campaign drew enormous buzz for its ability to draw funds and volunteers from the Web, resulting ...
  • NBC Rejects Pro-War Spot Due To Site Link
    NBC rejected a seemingly harmless advertising message by a group called Freedom's Watch, which essentially expressed thanks to the troops in Iraq. NBC said it declined to air the ...
  • Candidate Ron Paul Remains Internet Favorite
    U.S. President candidate Barack Obama surged ahead of Hillary Clinton in campaign site traffic last month, but Ron Paul remained the Internet favorite, drawing nearly half a million visitors ...
  • The Politics Of Online Advertising?
    Have you begun to feel as if political advertising has saturated broadcast media? It seems as if every time I turn on the television there is an ad sponsored ...
  • Study: Political Spend Jumps 43% Next Year
    Total political ad spending could jump 43% to an all-time high of $4.5 billion in the coming election cycle, according to research firm PQ Media. Record fund raising, a pletho ...
  • Bernstein Joins CNN For Election Coverage
    Washington Post vet Carl Bernstein will join CNN as an analyst for the 2008 election season. ...
  • Fox Declines Constitution-Shredding Ad
    Fox News has refused to air an ad from an advocacy group that depicts the U.S. Constitution being put through a shredder. In the spot, actor Danny Glover says, "T ...
  • Congress Pushes Back On FCC Proposals
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin's move to loosen media ownership rules has riled members in both houses of Congress. Dual rebuffs were issued on Tuesday. With the fate ...
  • Campaigns Unlikely To Fully Embrace Web In '08
    TNS is estimating $3 billion in political ad spending next year. But election campaigns, according to COO Evan Tracey, "don't find (online) to be an effective messaging tool for undecid ...
  • Maxfield To Comcast VP
    Comcast Corp. promoted Melissa Maxfield to vice president of federal government affairs. ...
  • Googleplex Attracts Presidential Hopefuls
    The Googleplex, it seems, has become something of a compulsory stop for the 2008 Presidential candidates. Hillary Rodham Clinton, John Edwards, John McCain, Bill Richardson, Mike Gravel, Ron Paul a ...
  • The Consumer: What's Old Is New Again
    The idea that you can merchandise, candidates for high office like breakfast cereal is the ultimate indignity to the democratic process." Those words were uttered in 1956 by the unsuccessf ...
  • Popularity contest
    Newsweek.com | '08 Candidates Stump at Google Hidden within this Google-driven story sits a nugget of information regarding Barack Obama's digital campaign. (The story itself is well worth the rea ...
  • Hillary As Wonder Woman?
    It's interesting that everyone (or some) are betting on Hillary for the Democrat nomination and then on Hillary for president. Either the surveys are wrong, or she has some Wond ...