783Aug 12, 2011
Republican Presidential Candidates Debate
Ben Smith spoke by phone about the previous night’s Republican presidential candidates debate in Iowa City. The debate came two days before the contenders participated in the Iowa Straw ...
979Oct 25, 2010
Political Campaigns and Social Media
Panelists talked about the growth, influence, and use of social media by political campaigns. Among the issues they addressed were the amount of resources campaigns devote to social media, the ...
55Apr 10, 2010
Update on Southern Republican Leadership Conference
Ben Smith talked by telephone from New Orleans about the Southern Republican Leadership Conference, its role, who’s there, and what may follow it. He also responded to telephone calls and ...
83Jun 23, 2008
Internet Impact on Politics and Journalism
Jeff Jarvis moderated a panel which included Jose Antonio Vargas, Ben Smith, Ana Marie Cox, and Sarah Lai Stirland, on the impact of the Internet on politics and journalism. Among the topics ...
14Dec 1, 2007
Democratic Presidential Forum Open Phones
Telephone lines were open for comments on the Democratic presidential candidates at the conclusion of the Heartland Presidential Forum. Live scenes of ceremonial dancers as the crowd left ...
14Nov 10, 2007
Democratic Presidential Campaigns
Ben Smith reported by telephone on the campaigns for the Democratic presidential nomination. He was in Veterans Auditorium in Des Moines, Iowa, waiting for the start of the Jefferson Jackson ...