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  • PBS: Conservatives Embrace New Media

    Four years ago this week The Heritage Foundation co-founded a weekly policy discussion for bloggers, online journalists and digital strategists. It started as an off-the-record discussion among a dozen conservatives in a conference room at Human Events in 2006.

    At the time, the conventional wisdom in Washington was that conservatives were far behind their liberal counterparts in both adapting to technological changes and embracing them as a new communications outlets. And while the left still dominates online—Tucker Carlson said at our President’s Club event this week that Huffington Post is 17 times as large as its closest conservative competitor—the gap is closing.

    PBS NewsHour ran a 9-minute segment yesterday with The Bloggers Briefing as a backdrop to its story explaining how conservatives, particularly members of Congress, have embraced technology to communicate more effectively. Watch the video for a detailed look at what the right is doing online.

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    4 Responses to PBS: Conservatives Embrace New Media

    1. Billie says:

      The only way the democratic deceivers will win in November is the same way they won in 2008. CHEAT.

    2. ROY S. MALLMANN II S says:

      You know, all that we want is to have the laws enforced as they were originally written, not to promote a political agenda

    3. Tim Az says:

      Typical liberal elitist mentality no one else can exploit the full potential of a given technology until the elitists decide to accept that someone beneath themselves could actually do it. Of course then it's headline news. Oh no the useful idiots may not be as useful as we once hoped. It's true you elitists weren't the only ones in the room all this time.

    4. Jennings L Waddell says:

      Democrats will lose this November, as they should, both parties are a din

      of thieves, these forget who put them in offoice, not what will the do for the voter,what they can do for them selvies

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