Category Archives: Week 8

The Success of the Dean Campaign

As evident in the Hindman article The Real Lessons of Howard Dean: Reflections on the First Digital Campaign, the rise of the Internet began to play an important role in political campaigns, and this importance is highlighted through the first … Continue reading

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A Look at Dean’s Online Campaign

In Exiting Deanspace, Clay Shirky offers various reasons for why Governor Dean’s campaign failed despite its extreme, but brief, success. Frist, he claims that the novelty and innovativeness of the campaign garnered a lot of press coverage which gave him … Continue reading

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Dean’s Tactically Ran Campaign

Howard Dean’s campaign for the Democratic nominee in the 2004 presidential campaign marks the start of studying how Internet can be used in political campaigns (Hindman p.127).  Dean’s campaign introduced this method of an interactive website by allowing user generated … Continue reading

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Week 8- Howard Dean

This week’s readings focused on the revelation of campaigning using Internet and social media tactics. Specifically, they explained the ways in which Howard Dean used the web to “organize, invigorate, and finance his campaign” (Hindman); however, the articles decipher that … Continue reading

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Week 8- Howard Dean

This week’s readings focused on the campaign of Howard Dean, who was a democratic candidate for president in 2004. The perennial subject of Dean’s candidacy was his use of the Internet to form his campaign. He is widely recognized as the first … Continue reading

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Week Eight

Howard Dean’s presidential run in 2004 was unlike any other campaign due to its use of a nontraditional media, the Internet, to promote Dean and his message. However, there were unintended effects from online forums that began to draw away from … Continue reading

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Jorden Gemuend – Week 8 – Trippi and Hindman

Allowing his campaign to be held in the hands of his supporters, Howard Dean took a risk that most political candidates would not dare to take. By allowing his campaign to be open source using the internet, Howard Dean was … Continue reading

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