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Democracy Online Day – Let’s sign-up to create our own holiday?

Monday, September 18th, 2006

How about a Democracy Online Day every October 17th?
Share your celebration plans here:
www.dowire.org/wiki/Democracy_Online_Day
Take the pledge via PledgeBank and invite others:
www.pledgebank.com/democracyonline
Back in 1998, when working for the Markle Foundation’s Web White & Blue effort we had a simple concept. Declare a day to celebrate and promotion [...]

Recent DoWire posts – 25 since April 1

Friday, May 19th, 2006

For those receiving the e-mail version, I thought you might be interested in what was posted to the blog during our transition time. From now on you will receive the full text of these posts (I’ll explain the “topic digest” option next week) conveniently in your mailbox.
Cheers,
Steven Clift
dowire.org – where new folks can sign-up [...]

Welcome to the new DoWire – Democracies Onlne Newswire

Thursday, May 18th, 2006

Thank you for being a part of Democracies Online. Whether you are reading this via the web on the blog or just opened this message in your e-mail box, DoWire (Democracies Online Newswire) is about bringing together everyone in the world interested in building better democracies with information and communications technologies.
With the new “Newswire” [...]

Connecting this blog to the Newswire – finding earlier posts from 1998-2006

Friday, April 14th, 2006

In January 1998, I started sharing announcements about e-democracy via a simple e-mail list called DO-WIRE or the Democracies Online Newswire. Today the Newswire reaches over 2700 people across 100 countries via e-mail (many times a week) and the blog reaches … hmmm, I don’t really know.
With this post, most new posts on “Steven [...]

Integrating the Clift’s Notes blog with the Newswire e-mail list

Thursday, April 13th, 2006

For what seems like a gazillion years I’ve been trying to figure out a cost-effective way to use open source blogging tools with my main DoWire e-mail announcement list.
I’ve always been skeptical of the ability of blogs to attract repeat visitors even with RSS feeds. I’ve been unwilling to accept basic e-mail plug-ins because [...]


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