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Politics & Digital Media

A list about digital media as it relates to politics ...

Obama's online evolution - C82: Works of Nicholas Rougeux

C82 is dedicated to the personal and business works of Nicholas Rougeux. Works include data visualization, web design, and inspirational fractal posters.

Hillary Clinton Redefines Retail Politics Over Social Media

Hillary's announcement numbers were revolutionary. They literally redefined the standards for digital politics and came close to rock star status. She launched over YouTube and her campaign website, and then took to Twitter with "I'm running for president. Everyday Americans need a champion, and I want to be that champion.

Is Facebook a political echo chamber? Social network says no

When looking at your Facebook news feed, do you feel that your friends' posts about politics align with your own beliefs and that you agree with every article? If so, then it's all in your head, according to a report by the social networking giant Thursday.

Why Twitter got the UK's first social media election so wrong | Information Age

Print this page Email article The British Twitterati woke up this morning in what could only be described as a state of mourning. For all the optimism, the memes and the Milifandom, what was a clear pro-Labour sentiment translated to nothing more than a complete rout in the polls.

We Made 12 New Logos For Hillary Clinton Because It's Fine, Everyone Makes Mistakes

Between the opinion pieces, the hashtags, and the TV spots about Hillary Clinton's campaign, there's hardly an angle to her 2016 run that the American public hasn't gotten its eager hands on. But one medium has been largely ignored, and it's kind of a travesty: Hillary Clinton campaign artwork.

How social media is defining the UK election

Barack Obama used it effectively to become U.S. president in 2008 and 2012, as did India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi who won a landslide election last year. Now social media is being used like never before in a U.K. election, and only time will tell just how effective it was in the tightly-contested May 7 vote.

After Initial Criticism, the Hillary Clinton Logo Is Showing Its True Colors

When the logo for Hillary Clinton's latest presidential run (right) was unveiled, it was skewered by a whole lotta people. From the color scheme to the concept, one expert who worked with President Obama's WhiteHouse.gov website redesign said, "I think the Hillary logo is really saying nothing."

Technology and Politics: Why Social Media is Important to Presidential Candidates

For years anyone running for president was focused on getting people to knock on voters' doors, a tactic often called the "ground game." But these days the question is how is your "web game?" For Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio, it would be the key to their party's nomination.

The Long Pointy History Behind Hillary's Brilliant Logo

Since the announcement of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign was no secret, it was her campaign design that was the big reveal of the week. The giant blue H marched its way to the forefront of the breaking news, but at the center of Clinton's logo is another, far more critical graphic element: The arrow.

Hillary Clinton: Make it real

Moving Brands was asked by Fast Company to create a hypothetical new brand for Hillary Clinton. With only five days to deliver, and without access to Hillary, we knew we couldn't create something with the same thinking and craft our process would ordinarily support. Instead, we chose to apply a branding sprint model.

Youngest MP on learning curve

National's youngest MP is steering clear of social media for a while. Clutha-Southland MP Todd Barclay, 24, has had a steep learning curve since he arrived in Parliament six months ago. But perhaps the biggest lesson came when he posted a comment on his Facebook page, appearing to ridicule current affairs show Campbell Live.