Posts Tagged ‘Mitt Romney’

Our Broadband Election – and the Next Chapter of High-speed Internet in America

FCC, National Broadband Plan, NTIA, Rural Utilities Service November 5th, 2012

November 5, 2012 – In the lead-up to the 2008 presidential election four years ago, then-candidate Barack Obama repeatedly raised the importance of “expanding broadband lines across America” as part of the economic stimulus plan that become the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. During the first year of his administration, many parties honed in on […]

Broadband Adoption and Usage: If You’re Not Online, You’re Missing What You Need to Know

Broadband and Democratization, Education, FCC, Media ownership, National Broadband Plan, social networking, Social Networking June 25th, 2012

June 25, 2012 – Having access to broadband technology and other digital tools is a key ingredient to economic, social, and political connectedness. Yet only 69 percent of Americans have broadband internet connections at home. What vital services are the other one-third missing? One example was apparent at last Tuesday’s Broadband Breakfast Club, on “The […]

Digital Advertising and the 2012 Presidential Campaign at the Broadband Breakfast Club

Broadband and Democratization, Broadband's Impact, Minority, Mobile Broadband, social networking, Social Networking June 20th, 2012

WASHINGTON, June 20 2012 – Celebrating the fifth presidential cycle that the internet has played a role in the political campaign process, political pundits, strategists and communications experts came together Tuesday morning to analyze the next phase of the internet on the campaign trail.  After 2008 and President Obama’s revolutionary use of social media to take […]

Candidate Meets Web: Internet Campaign Directors on What Worked and What Didn't in 2008

Expert Opinion June 23rd, 2008

NEW YORK, June 23 – The final morning panel on the first day of the Personal Democracy Form here focused on worked and what didn’t in the 2008 campaign. To the question, “has the Internet finally arrived as a campaign tool?”, the answer is: yes.

Blogs and New Media Playing Central Role in Presidential Politics

Broadband's Impact June 12th, 2008

June 11 – Technology and being connected on the Internet are playing a central role in the upcoming election, a panel of new media-style journalists and campaign operatives said Wednesday.

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