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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.

 

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Oct 7, 2021

Philip Armstrong is COO and Brandon Harris CEO and both are Co-Founders of Votus, part of the Higher Ground Labs cohort of 2021. Votus is a communications platform that helps campaigns and elected officials establish meaningful 1:1 relationships with voters and constituents.

We talk about:

  • The value of social listening...


Sep 23, 2021

David Nussbaum is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of PORTL, a hologram technology company that lets people beam high resolutions of themselves to multiple locations to interact with other people.  Called telepresence or holoporation, this company is inventing the future of political campaigning, fundraising, and...


Sep 13, 2021

Loren Merchan is Partner and President at Authentic, a digital consulting and fundraising company working with Democratic and Progressive campaigns. Loren emphasizes the need for buy-in from campaigns and committees that digital is an important persuasion investment and not just an extension of traditional media.  We...


Jul 8, 2021

Tara McGowan is the Founder and CEO of Courier Newsroom and shares lessons learned as CEO of ACRONYM and PACRONYM during the 2020 election cycle about low information and elusive swing voters.

We talk about:

  • need to give people more opportunities for a balanced information diet providing content where they are...


Jun 2, 2021

Don Caldwell is Editor-in-Chief of Know Your Meme and an expert on the growth of memes, GIFs, viral videos, and other digital content that is widely shared and hits a responsive chord.  Don talks about tracking Internet culture, the history of the word meme, the life cycle of memes, and how social media fuels the speed...