The Politics of the Internet – Week Five Overview How is the Internet affecting domestic politics? Traditional topics of political science – who wins and loses elections.
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Some interesting contrasts to be drawn that seem to support these broad arguments.
Fundraising – Obama campaign benefitted from identifying new and non-traditional sources of money (small donors), allowing it to sidestep the Clinton campaign’s control of more traditional fundraising networks.
A result of changes in transaction costs
Feedback loops – we saw one feedback loop get broken, with devastating consequences for the candidate (Clinton), and one created, in a situatio where few Republicans were really happy with any of the candidates on offer (McCain)