Saturday, June 28, 2008

Political freelances shaping campaings on Web

The New York Times has a piece up now on the proliferation of political freelancers shaping the campaign from home computers.

But in the 2008 race, the first in which campaigns are feeling the full force of the changes wrought by the Web, the most attention-grabbing attacks are increasingly coming from people outside the political world. In some cases they are amateurs operating with nothing but passion, a computer and a YouTube account, in other cases sophisticated media types with more elaborate resources but no campaign experience.

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