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In Defense of Israeli Forces’ Social Media Propaganda
November 16, 2012

The Gaza battle has produced the first war on social media. Propaganda today is more immediate but only as effective as what it tries to justify.

Id of the Senate: How Twitter Unleashed Chuck Grassley
November 16, 2012

"Assume deer dead," and other greatest hits.

Assume Joke Dead
November 16, 2012

We Are All Andy Borowitz Now.

The End of .Com Hegemony and the Coming URL Gold Rush
November 11, 2012

The internet is expanding! Here's who's trying to cash in.

That Was Fast! A Roundup of Petraeus Resignation Conspiracy Theories
November 09, 2012

David Petraeus resigned after admitting to an extramarital affair. "Yeah, right!" say conservatives on Twitter.

Meet the Corgi Who Helped California Raise Taxes
November 09, 2012

How Gov. Jerry Brown's dog, Sutter, helped deliver his owner a big political victory.

The Right’s (Possible) Coming Freak-Out
November 04, 2012

Odds are that if Barack Obama is reelected, there will be some pretty angry reactions on the right. Here are some forms it might take.

To ‘Predict’ Nate Silver’s Future, Look to the More Enlightened Sports World
November 01, 2012

The backlash against Nate Silver has demonstrated that sports fans are a lot smarter than political pundits.

The First Twitter Superstorm Was Itself a Storm
October 30, 2012

The hidden downside of storm tweeting.

What Hurricane Sandy Means for Election Day
October 29, 2012

The two ways Hurricane Sandy might help Obama seal his victory—and the one way it could put Romney ahead.

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