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Duking It Out Online

Posted on 05/3/2012 by | Politics | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsThis year’s presidential campaign, more than any in history, will play out on a digital battleground — everything from the candidates’ own websites to Facebook and Twitter and anything, really, that comes to us byte-by-byte. Digital ads have joined television and radio ads as instruments of political persuasion and propaganda. E-mail is crowding out direct mail in the same way. Even fundraising has moved increasingly online, where campaigns can collect money (in mostly small amounts) nearly as fast as they …