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How Martin Stands on Presidential Graphics

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Raw Data Now!

As a follow up to my previous post regarding the necessity of incentives to fuel high standards across all agencies I did some digging around and discovered some very interesting facts about what the U.S. government hopes to achieve via the Open Government Initiative.
 
 
 

Why the president needs to take ownership of traditional American presidential and national iconography.

In his press conference yesterday, the president answered a reporter’s question by saying that he understood the 24-hour news cycle but would not be playing into it. He should also not be playing into the contemporary political stricture of ABC – Always Be Campaigning.
 
 
 

A Quiet Victory

We’ve been fighting for stem cells for a long long time here.

Today, President Obama will rid us one more dark cloud hanging over American science by lifting the ban on federal funding and approval of embryonic stem cell research.

Having s...

 
 
 

Blog the Power

blog_the_power Much has already been written about the Obama campaign and its incredibly successful interaction with young voters via its online components, but the following quote, from this New York Yimes article, really struck me:

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Democracy on Display: A look at strategic communication and design campaigns for our nations’ most important job

In New York City there are currently several exhibitions that explore numerous aspects of presidential campaign history. “Campaigning for President: New York and American Election” at the Museum of the City of New York looks at how the city has affected the presidential election since George Washington defeated John Adams in 1789. Aside from the show’s link to New York’s influence it features the most extensive collection of memorabilia.
 
 
 

Say SOMETHING!!!

say_something While on the subject of not-very-GOOD information graphics (see the previous blog entry below, from my fellow Empaxer Ehud Tal), here’s another example, this time from the New York Times.

The introductory text asks...

 
 
 

JStreet Site Launches

The JStreet site we designed launched last month. See how the Washington Post reported their burst onto the Middle East scene here.
 
 

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