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Internet and politics an uneasy fit

Campaigns strain to control message

By Michael Kranish
Globe Staff / May 10, 2007

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In 2004, a Californian named Joseph Anthony became one of the first online activists to successfully promote the idea of a Barack Obama presidential bid in 2008. He created a page on a popular website, MySpace.com, devoted to Obama, and signed up 160,000 "friends," far more than any other candidate has attracted. (Full article: 1283 words)

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