Jonathan Chait makes an astute observation about the media’s role in meme generation.
A Bill Clinton parody account created by the Romney campaign is both clever and yet another sign of what’s wrong with American politics.
An object lesson in the problems with our intellectual property laws
Will Twitter impact the 2012 elections? The evidence seems thin that it will.
Thanks to a media that focuses obsessively on irrelevancies, we now have a permanent political silly season.
The vetting process for a Vice-Presidential running mate will likely be very different with memories of the Sarah Palin debacle fresh in everyone’s mind.
Like it or not, what you do online will be of interest to someone looking to hire you.
Today, the #stopkony hashtag is trending on Twitter. Here’s why.
There’s an entire industry that profits from exploiting political controversy and division. Why do we let them get away with it?
An object lesson in celebrity worship from the State of New Jersey.
It’s looking increasingly unlikely that anyone will have the race for the nomination wrapped up any time soon.
Within an hour last evening, I passed along and retracted two breaking news stories on Twitter.
Should journalists report things they happen to overhear in a public place?
Wikipedia’s English language site will be offline for 24 hours tomorrow to protest two controversial online piracy bills.
Henry Farrell thinks “The New Gmail Sucks” and doesn’t care who knows it.
Apparently, people who work for the government are surfing the World Wide Web.
The Associated Press is trying to fight Twitter rather than engage it.
Gary Johnson is right to be upset that he’s been excluded from debates, but he shouldn’t get the government involved.
Google+ was supposed to be a Facebook killer. If their social media icons are any indication, it’s not happening.
Rick Perry has gotten the most and best coverage thus far in the campaign. President Obama has gotten mostly negative coverage.
Listing affiliation with gay activist groups hinders one’s chances of landing a job interview.
A group of researchers at Texas Tech, The University of Texas, and Yale University are conducting an online survey investigating social media use and political attitudes and behaviors.
A meme is emerging that the Occupy Wall Street protests are America’s version of the Arab Awakening. That meme must die.
The Obama campaign’s new “Attackwatch” site is the latest Outrage Of The Day
The idea that students raised in the Information Age are therefore savvy about information is a dangerous but pervasive myth.
What’s a little thing like freedom of speech when there are shops being looted and burned?
Netflix will charge $7.99 for streaming video; it’s now a $2 add-on.
The biggest news story of the past six weeks was something completely trivial.
When everyone can record video at any time and post it to for all the world to see, is there such a thing as privacy anymore?
Where’s the line when a public figure interacts with a teenage fan?
Perhaps understandably, the Anthony Weiner incident seems to have caused some politicians to rethink their Twitter strategy.