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Digital Politics with Karen Jagoda

Welcome to the non-partisan Digital Politics Podcast with Karen Jagoda.  Since 2007, this show has highlighted impact of new technologies on the campaign landscape, how expectations of voters are changing, role of online fundraising, digital and traditional means of persuasion and getting out the vote.  In this time of the COVID-19 Pandemic, changes in the behavior of voters, restrictions on candidates and the new normal for retail politics are all under the microscope.

Popular topics on the show include best practices for political and advocacy campaigns, ground game strategies, cross-media advertising, social media trends and impact of mobile on engaging supporters. 

This weekly podcast includes interviews with political consultants, media strategists, journalists, advocates, candidates, elected officials, campaign managers, and solution providers.







Jan 11, 2021

Deepak Puri, Co-founder and CEO, The Democracy Labs reflects on changes in activism and grassroots organizing due to restrictions from COVID-19 and the availability of free and low cost digital tools.  Deepak talks about an app being deployed for voter engagement through peer-to-peer texting and...

Jun 18, 2020

Deepak Puri, Co-Founder and CEO, DemLabs strongly believes that outrage is a terrible thing to waste.  Online petitions initiated by individuals and organizations can be used to turn anger in the streets into action at the local, state and national levels. Deepak talks about how their grassroots rapid response approach...

May 19, 2020

Sangeeth Peruri, Founder and CEO OutreachCircle has learned a a great deal about human nature, political organizing, the power of grassroots supporters, and changes in the field organizing landscape.  He talks about the impact of COVID-19 on the ability of candidates to develop long term engagements with voters, most...

May 5, 2020

Naseem Makiya, CEO, OutVote shares lessons learned working with Democratic presidential primary contenders and reflects on the changes to volunteer engagement since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Naseem talks about value of using an integrated relational organizing tool to drive voter registration and turnout...

Feb 25, 2019

Michael Luciani, CEO, The Tuesday Company talks about the use of their Team app that was instrumental in flipping the House in 2018.  The keys were creating a user-friendly interface to address challenges of organizing and motivating volunteers, ease of coordinating with multiple groups, engaging low-propensity voters,...