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Social Media Presidential Election 2012

Moneyball for Votes

Jason Putorti | Posted 12.31.2012 | San Francisco
Jason Putorti

Because the ratio of representatives-to-voters is so out of whack, intermediaries have become necessary: unions, lobbyists, special-interest groups, SuperPACs. But social media can break the stranglehold of big money and mass media on our elections.

Do Last Night's Debates Signal the End of the Press Conference?

Lauren Melcher | Posted 12.04.2012 | Media
Lauren Melcher

Color me cynical, but I was shocked by how many of my peers and friends actually tuned into the debates last night. It restored my faith in our society's ability to live in a democratic republic, to be sure.