Tag Archives: Elections

Harvard study reveals young voters aren’t involved

By ELIZABETH DE ARMAS With the 2012 presidential election just days away, I decided I was browse through the Internet and see what was buzzing in the media about early voting, voter turnout, absentee ballots and last-minute campaigning by President … Continue reading

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VoterHub gives latest nonpartisan election news

By DANIELA RODRIGUEZ With the elections coming up, I have tried to keep myself informed of what is going on each day. But my issue is that every time I watch the news I get about the elections, whether from … Continue reading

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Twitter provides intriguing insight Into nation’s political psyche

By ROBERT PURSELL The presidential debates that have occurred during the past month have tackled many hard issues. Foreign policy, national debt, equal rights: all of these topics have been discussed. But if you looked at Twitter, you might find … Continue reading

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Candidates look to attract youth vote through multimedia

By NICHOLAS MOORE As journalism becomes increasingly a multimedia industry, it is interesting to note the growth of how comedy sketch shows are actually becoming legitimate news sources for the younger generations. Shows like “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” … Continue reading

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New ‘CNN Trends’ tracks the election and other topics

By ANDRES CORREA For those who do not watch the presidential debates, and the many that do, their opinion of who won is not defined during the debate, but by the post-debate coverage in the media and what their friends … Continue reading

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Rasmussenreports.com keeps finger on pulse of election

By ROBERT PURSELL During the current election campaign, it seems like news outlets are talking about the latest polls that come out daily. One day it’s the CBS poll, the next day it’s the Quinnipiac poll. And so forth. Our … Continue reading

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Project Vote strives to empower youthful voters

By ELIZABETH DE ARMAS Every four years, many Americans look forward to election season because they get to exercise their right to vote. The Republican and Democrat national conventions, advertisements, commercials, presidential debates, and candidate signs on lawns are constantly … Continue reading

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Electoral-vote.com helps journalists track 2012 election

By ROBERT PURSELL For the concerned voter who is interested in just how the election is going to date, and also for those trying to get an early glance at who will win the election come November, a website called … Continue reading

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Media Matters for America analyzes news media’s claims

By NICKY DIAZ During this year’s debates, political conventions and speeches, there are bound to be a few questionable “facts” thrown out there by both parties. So how are journalists and their audiences supposed to distinguish the facts from the … Continue reading

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Vote Smart helps citizens in upcoming elections

By CONNIE FOSSI VoteSmart.org is a non-partisan website that was founded by a group of Americans whose main goal is to guide voters to make a “smart” decision when electing a candidate. The idea is to give voters access to … Continue reading

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Obama to Reddit users: ‘Ask me anything’

By NICHOLAS MOORE President Obama and his campaign planners have always been on the cutting edge of Internet and social network use. The 2008 campaign saw major breakthroughs in the public’s access to the candidate as media such as YouTube … Continue reading

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FactCheck allows voters to investigate politician’s claims

By ROBERT PURSELL A new website called FactCheck.org is now allowing voters to investigate claims made by presidential candidates for the upcoming election. The website, which was started by an organization of concerned voters, looks into the “facts” stated in … Continue reading

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Pew Center provides poll information for election season

By BOLTON LANCASTER Public opinion polls seem to receive the most national attention when the country is preparing for or in the midst of a presidential election, and the lead-up to November 2012 is no exception. The Pew Research Center … Continue reading

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Music meets politics with ‘Spotify the Election’

By NICHOLAS MOORE If you have grown up in the era of digital media, you have seen the media for accessing music travel from file-sharing sites like LimeWire to iTunes to Internet radio (such as Pandora and last.fm) to the … Continue reading

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