Posts tagged with ‘republicans’
Adam Sharp, manager of government and political partnerships for Twitter in Washington, in a statement to the New York Times. Fox and Twitter Join Forces for Republican Debate
The news: During Monday’s Republican primary debate, Fox News and Twitter will analyze hashtags and feeds (in particular, #answer and #dodge) in an attempt to get real-time metrics on audience views.
In turn, Fox will display trends on its Web site and commentators will use the data as they analyze the debate afterwards.
Jonathan Freedland, The Guardian. How Fox News is helping Barack Obama’s re-election bid.
I honestly didn’t know the laws of the universe allowed letters to be physically arranged in the order of this headline. — Michael
—Presidential Candidate Audio Collage
… This particular emergency involved the lower end of the FM-radio dial. Republicans, in an urgent budget-cutting maneuver, were voting to cut off funding for National Public Radio. All $5 million of it — or one ten-thousandth of 1 percent of the federal budget.
— Dana Milbank, Washington Post, The NPR ‘emergency’.