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Obomba For America

In the wake of Barack Obama’s historic 2008 presidential victory, there were big plans for the Obama for America machine he had built during the campaign. Those plans fizzled, as this Campaigns & Elections piece notes: After the 2008 election, … Continue reading

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State-Of-The-Cuisinart Marketing (II): Obama Campaign Buys Into BuzzFeed’s Branded Content

The Nieman Journalism Lab helpfully illustrates what the hardtracking staff noted yesterday about the blurring of the line between advertising and editorial content. BuzzFeed adapts its branded content approach to political advertising, and Obama’s in Obama for America becomes the first political group to … Continue reading

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“September In July”? Try “Web On TV”

The 2012 presidential ad campaigns have gone microwave so early, it’s being called September in July. But now here’s a new wrinkle:   He’s Barack Obama and he approves this message. Seriously? That ad is the stuff of web videos … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion . . . Or $6 Billion . . . Or $9.8 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Everyone In The Pool Edition)

It’s an embarrassment of – not pandas – but TV spots in the presidential bakeoff betwen Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Call the roll (via ABC’s The Note): OBAMA ADS: ROMNEY’S OUTSOURCING, FEE HIKES. From ABC’s Devin Dwyer: President Obama’s campaign … Continue reading

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Barack Obama: Yente-in-Chief

From Julianna Smoot at Obama for America: Friend – Let’s not beat around the bush here. George Clooney. President Obama. You, plus your mom, best friend, spouse, kid… whoever you want to bring along as your guest. At George Clooney’s … Continue reading

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Joe Biden Values And Respects The Hardworking Staff

Fan mail from some flounder: Friend – I’m officially back on the campaign trail. And it feels great to be out there. Because really, what being on the campaign trail means to me is simple: talking to you. What supporters … Continue reading

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