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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.







May 9, 2023

Deepak Puri, CEO of The Democracy Labs, talks with Colin Delany,, about how internet use has changed over the years and the mistakes that campaigns make when using this tool. Colin reflects on best practices and tactical actions in his newly revised e-book How to use the Internet to change the world and...

Feb 2, 2023

Patti Russo, Executive Director of The Campaign School at Yale University, reports on the success of women elected officials who graduated from their program and the impact their success has on others thinking of running for office. Creating this radically collaborative non-partisan environment has opened the range of...

Jul 22, 2022

Ethan Eilon, President of IMGE, reflects on how the digital landscape has changed between the 2018 and 2022 Midterms and what technology is working to reach donors and educate and persuade voters.

We talk about:

  • The increasing interest in MMS and SMS
  • Best practices for online fundraising
  • The growing challenge to break...

Jul 14, 2022

Joe Rothstein is a political consultant with vast experience working with candidates and causes. He is also the author of political thrillers with his newest, The Moment of Menace: The Future looks glorious unless we all die first, just released in time for the summer reading season. This is a story of U.S. President...

Jun 3, 2022

Eric Wilson is the Managing Partner of Startup Caucus, an investment fund and incubator for Republican campaign technology.  Eric is also the host of the podcast The Business of Politics, a complementary podcast to this one. 

Eric and I talk about:

  • Most popular topics on his podcast for this dedicated audience that is...