Archive for August, 2007

Conference – E-Democracy 07 – London – 8 Nov 2007

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

Folks at Headstar have put together another great agenda for one of Europe’s premier yearly e-democracy gatherings, e-Democracy ‘07:
Steven Clift
P.S. At this conference you’ll meet many of the dynamic voices on the very active UK and Ireland E-Democracy Exchange:
Here is their intro text:
e-Democracy ‘07
8 November 2007
The New Connaught Rooms [...]

Presidential Debate 2.0?

Monday, August 27th, 2007

The CNN YouTube Debates are generating a huge amount of attention. This has proven to be an excellent mechanism to draw interesting video questions from citizens while still maintaining the standard live on stage debate format. The debate rages on about the YouTube debate format (the Democrats went first) and questions about who will or [...]

WikiScanner and TechPresident’s – StaffWiki

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

A new era of transparency is upon us. The recently released WikiScanner – – has folks all a buzz and now TechPresident is taking another angle and exposing what political hacks used to only discover at the local bar in Iowa or New Hampshire after a day on the campaign trail.
Check out Tech President’s [...]

Knight Foundation’s News Challenge – New Round of Funding

Monday, August 20th, 2007

Last May, I went on vacation (picture on blog with my son Liam) right after being announced as a Knight News Challenge winner at the Interactive Media conference in Miami. I never got around to sharing the good news on DoWire.
I am one of their “idea bloggers” and will start sharing a big idea [...]

Building democracy online – E-Democracy.Org shares strategic plan, invites participation

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

I am busier than ever building democracy online.
As a DoWire member, you wouldn’t know that because I’ve been so light with Newswire posts.
With the support of my Ashoka Fellowship I am focused like a laser on building out E-Democracy.Org as a global “local” Internet-era democracy movement. This is fun. This is challenging. This will make [...]

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