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Digital Politics with Karen Jagoda

Welcome to the non-partisan Digital Politics Podcast with Karen Jagoda.  Since 2007, this show has highlighted impact of new technologies on the campaign landscape, how expectations of voters are changing, role of online fundraising, digital and traditional means of persuasion and getting out the vote.  In this time of the COVID-19 Pandemic, changes in the behavior of voters, restrictions on candidates and the new normal for retail politics are all under the microscope.

Popular topics on the show include best practices for political and advocacy campaigns, ground game strategies, cross-media advertising, social media trends and impact of mobile on engaging supporters. 

This weekly podcast includes interviews with political consultants, media strategists, journalists, advocates, candidates, elected officials, campaign managers, and solution providers.

 

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Sep 29, 2020

Cyrus Krohn author of the new book Bombarded: How to Fight Back Against the Online Assault on Democracy shares his insights about how we have found ourselves in a world where privacy is disappearing and targeting of personalized messages on every smart device is becoming commonplace. Identifying the roots of the...


Jun 10, 2020

Scott Goodstein, CEO, Catalyst Campaigns has seen the use of social media in political campaigns change from being a positive one-to-one engagement tool to becoming a tool to suppress voting and spread false information. Scott shines a light on the current challenges to Section 230 of Communications Decency Act of 1996...


Nov 12, 2019

Scott Goodstein CEO Catalyst Campaigns reflects on the need for more proactive action by Twitter and other social media sites to clean up the environment that has developed with fake news, bots, and spam and what campaigns can do about abuses on social media.  Scott also raises questions about data harvesting, how...


Nov 6, 2019

David Goldstein, Co-Founder and CEO, Tovo Labs focuses on Twitter in light of their announcement that they will no longer accept political and advocacy ads, the real issues created by the use of social media by the dark side with bots and fake news, Facebook announcement about their policy to not verify validity of...


Mar 20, 2019

Zinhle Essamuah, Millennial Political Correspondent and Host of KnowThis on NowThis News is creating authentic videos of interest for Millennials to drive civic engagement and political action as well as interest on social media.  She offers surprising insights about what goes viral with her issue driven audience. ...