The new battleground
From YouTube videos to online fundraising efforts to Facebook groups,
digital media has played an unprecedented role in the 2008 presidential
campaigns, and could affect future political comms.
What a difference two years can make. In August 2006, Sen. George Allen (R-VA) was on the campaign trail for his re-election – something that was thought by many to be a sure thing. Then, at a stop in Breaks, VA, he made the now infamous “macaca” comment to a volunteer staffer of ...