Do not adjust your set: is the quantity of tweets drowning out the quality of engagement?
By August 27, 2012 1 Comments Read More →

Do not adjust your set: is the quantity of tweets drowning out the quality of engagement?

14,363… the number of tweets mentioning Quebec politics/election issued between 12am-12:30pmET, today (August 27). 21,419… the number of tweets mentioning the Republican Convention. 54,835… the number of tweets mentioning Mitt Romney. 82,318… the number of tweets mentioning Barack Obama. When you consider those numbers, it’s hard to imagine how a meaningful mass conversation can happen. […]

(Capital) Ward Won’t You Send Me a Good Candidate
By October 16, 2010 0 Comments Read More →

(Capital) Ward Won’t You Send Me a Good Candidate

Steve and Jeff, the Glebe’s political Lennon and McCartney, perform (Capital) Ward Won’t You Send Me a Good Candidate, a song they wrote about the current municipal election in Ottawa. The song features mentions of candidates Bob Brocklebank, Isabel Metcalfe, Ron Leblanc, Eugene Haslam, Dominic Santaguida and David Chernushenko. I have no doubt I’ll get […]