Political campaigns

The democratization of video production for political campaigns

With digital video content becoming the go-to medium for political marketing, the need for campaigns to use it to brand their candidate is greater than ever. The latest cycle was a breakthrough for the use of long-form inspirational videos – 2-4 minutes – in congressional races. Millions of donations from small denominations have been collected […]

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Five Ways Political Campaigns Can Combat Online Misinformation in 2020

As the 2020 elections approach, disinformation tactics by domestic and foreign actors are already underway. The intelligence community warned in late 2019 that foreign efforts had only intensified since 2016. PEN America’s March 2019 report, “Truth on the Ballot: Fraudulent News, Midterm Elections, and Prospects for 2020,” warned against the normalization of fraudulent information and […]

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Google will provide political campaigns with free access to Titan security keys for better 2FA

To help political campaigns increase security, Google is partnering with the nonprofit Defending Digital Campaigns to give eligible political groups free access to Titan Security Keys. Physical keys, used as part of Google’s Advanced Protection security program, provide another level of two-factor authentication to protect Google Accounts. And perhaps most importantly, the new partnership will […]

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Simple Ways for Seniors to Get Involved in Political Campaigns

By Mégy Karydes, Next avenue Donor Getty Now that the 2020 election season is officially underway, you might be interested in finding ways to become politically active. Not only could it help you make a difference, but it could also increase your sense of well-being. Getting involved in campaigns and issues is something many people […]

Political campaigns

Ways to get involved in political campaigns

Now that the 2020 election season is officially underway, you might be interested in finding ways to become politically active. Not only could it help you make a difference, but it could also increase your sense of well-being. Credit: @JackieWaldrop via Twenty20 Getting involved in campaigns and issues is something many people in their 50s […]

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How much can companies donate to political campaigns in 2020?

Democratic presidential candidates have spent the past year fervently trying to raise money for their White House bids, burning through cash at a rapid rate. While some 2020 candidates like the progressives Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts have rejected major fundraisers for building a grassroots coalition, other candidates including former […]

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How political campaigns are using ‘geofencing’ technology to target Catholics at Mass: NPR

NPR’s Audie Cornish talks with Heidi Schlumpf about the National Catholic Journalist about how a political group is using geofencing of cellphone data to target Catholic voters at Sunday Mass. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: In 2016, Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in Wisconsin by less than 23,000 votes. This time, a group that favors Trump is […]