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 August, 2000
Internet Polling (14.4 | 28.8)
All Things Considered, August 17, 2000
Linda talks with Josh King, vice president of SpeakOut.com, about the Website's instant polling to gauge reaction to speeches at the Democratic National Convention. People who are watching and listening to the convention, can give their reactions to the major speeches, by logging on to their Website.

 July, 2000
Political Coverage on the Internet (14.4 | 28.8)
Morning Edition, July 24, 2000
NPR's Andy Bowers looks at how some Internet companies will be covering this year's political conventions. In 1996 some dot-coms covered the conventions but had to watch as their broadcast and print counterparts were given preferential treatment. This year, many Internet companies have been given equal access, and both the Republicans and Democrats are broadcasting their own coverage over their Web sites.


 May, 2000
Internet and Cable's Impact (14.4 | 28.8)
Weekend Edition - Sunday, May 28, 2000
Weekend Edition popular culture commentator Steven Stark addresses the impact of the Internet and cable TV on the presidential campaigns.

High-Tech Politics (14.4 | 28.8)
Morning Edition, May 10, 2000
NPR's Brian Naylor reports on efforts of the two major political parties to gain the support of the hi-tech industry. Yesterday, the Republicans released their e-contract 2000 and pledged to become the more tech-friendly party.


 March, 2000
Online Voting (14.4 | 28.8)
Morning Edition, March 10, 2000
Mark Moran of member station KJZZ reports from Phoenix that voters will be able to cast their ballots over the Internet in tomorrow's Arizona Democratic Primary. On-line voting raises concerns about security, privacy, and equal access to the Worldwide Web.


 February, 2000
McCain's Internet Fundraising (14.4 | 28.8)
Morning Edition, February 24, 2000
NPR's Mary Ann Akers reports on Republican Presidential candidate John McCain's phenomenal success in raising money over the Internet. Even more on-line contributions have been pouring in to McCain campaign headquarters, since Senator McCain won the Michigan and Arizona primary elections on Tuesday.

McCain Uses Internet to Raise Funds (14.4 | 28.8)
Morning Edition, February 11, 2000
NPR's Peter Overby reports on John McCain's fundraisers in South Carolina, Washington, D.C., Arizona, and California, all of which are being coordinated via the Internet.


 January, 2000
Bradley (14.4)
All Things Considered, January 31, 2000
All Things Considered host Linda Wertheimer -- on the road in New England -- interviews Democratic presidential candidate Bill Bradley in advance of tomorrow's primary in New Hampshire. Bradley talks about his effort to correct what he says is misinformation being spread about his views. Bradley says his health is fine, and talks about how that has become an issue in the campaign.



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