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The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt

Caring for Politics in the Digital Age

September 1, 2016 – March 16, 2017

The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST (1:00 PM PST). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business.

  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: The Length of a Post
    Featuring David Shuster, Bridget Todd and Chuck Westover

    Today's episode explores how social media is shaping political discourse. Among the topics we discuss are the impact social media character limits on the quality of political debate and voter awareness. If the success of democracy depends upon an informed electorate, is social media helping us or hurting us? Our guests include journalist David Shuster, Bridget Todd (Medium.com) and Chuck Westover (LinkedIn/Pulse expert).

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    The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EDT (1:00 PM Pacific). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business. 

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  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: Campaigns Engaging Women: #EPICFAIL?
    Featuring Michelle Coyle, Paul Singer and Lisa Maatz

    On this week's show we explore how well (or not well) the presidential campaigns are engaging women. Our guests include Michelle Coyle (WomenGetItDone.com) and Lisa Maatz (AAUW). And Paul Singer of USA Today join us for our weekly Trending in Politics (TiP) discussion.

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    The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EDT (1:00 PM PDT). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business.

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  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: The State of the Art in Political Technology
    Featuring Bryan Fratkin, Lisa Marie & Ali Breland

    The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST (1:30 PM PST). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business.

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    On this week's episode we talk with Bryan Fratkin, founder of SparkInfluence.net, about the latest innovations in mobilizing citizens to influence lawmakers online. Then we are joined by Lisa Marie, a social media marketing professor based in Poland who teaches at universities across Europe and in the US (including Harvard), who will give us the view of social media politics in the US from a European perspective. And Ali Breland of The Hill joins us for Trending in Politics (TiP) to discuss the impact of Snapchat and Periscope on the 2016 elections and other trending digital politics stories.

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  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: The Platform Paradigm
    Featuring Beth Becker

    The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST (1:30 PM PST). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business.

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    This week on The Dr. DigiPol show we welcome social politics pioneer Beth Becker of Becker Digital Strategies to discuss The Platform Paradigm. For years we've been using the term social media as a giant bucket for all the platforms, but with the proliferation of social media platforms and diminishing amount of time we as digital managers have, Beth says it's time to rethink how we categorize social platforms. Join us as she outlines her proposed new schematic for thinking about how we use social platforms to make change in the world.

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  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: Get Out the Vote in the Digital Age
    Featuring Joe Fuld of the Campaign Workshop

    This week on The Dr. DigiPol Show, we explore the new world of Get Out the Vote (GOTV) technology. With all the talk about which presidential candidate has the better field operation, we thought we would talk with Joe Fuld of the Campaign Workshop to see what the state of the art looks like in the field.

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    The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST (1:00 PM PST). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business.

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  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: Self-Service Political Ads Are Here
    Featuring Mark Jablonowski, Partner & CTO, DSPolitical

    This week on the Dr. DigiPol Show we are talking about the latest developments in online political advertising with Mark Jablonowski, CTO and Partner at DSPolitical. Mark will tell about DemocraticAds.com, the new self-serve ad platform for Democratic candidates, and how it integrates with the leading Democratic web platform, NGP VAN.

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    The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST (1:00 PM PST). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business.

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  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: The Virtual Rise of MomsRising
    Featuring: Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, Anita Jackson and Gloria Pan

    This week on The Dr. DigiPol show we welcome MomsRising's Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (Executive Director), Anita Jackson (Director of Social Media Strategy and Blog Editor) and Gloria Pan (Senior Campaign Director forChild Nutrition Reauthorization and Gun Safety & Director for Member Growth). MomsRising is one of the most influential advocacy groups in America, comprising over 1 million members and 5 million readers. This is a virtual organization, with no central office, national staff flung across the country and 15 state chapters. MomsRising has refined the art of message testing and other cutting edge-digital strategies for shaping public policy.

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    The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST (1:30 PM PST). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business.

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  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: On the Road From Analogue to Digital
    Featuring Kevin Bowe

    This week on The Dr. DigiPol Show we talk with Kevin Bowe, producer of the forthcoming documentary Democracy Through the Looking Glass. Kevin started his career selling targeted cable TV ads in the days when the ads were stored on tapes that had to be delivered in-person to stations airing them. He saw the transformation of this analogue business model to the digital network model of today. Along the way he observed some very interesting things about how digital and social media is changing politics. We explore his insights and then dive into what is Trending in Politics this week with our #DrDshow regulars.

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    The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST (1:30 PM PST). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business.

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  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: Can We Protect Elections from Hacking?
    Featuring Charlie Mitchell

    This week on The Dr. DigiPol Show, we talk with Charlie Mitchell, author of Hacked: The Inside Story of America's Struggle to Secure Cyberspace. As co-founder of Inside Cybersecurity and former Editor-in-Chief of Roll Call, he combines a deep understanding of American politics with the new challenges of keeping the nation safe in cyberspace.

    The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST (1:30 PM PST). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business.

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  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: #EEDay2016 - Recapping the National Conversation on Energy Efficiency
    Featuring Cat Lazaroff

    This week on the Dr. DigiPol Show we talk with Cat Lazaroff of Resource Media. Cat worked with the Energy Efficiency Communicators Network (EECN) to host Energy Efficiancy Day on October 5, 2016. The effort included an all day Twitter chat about how to become more energy efficient using the hashtag #EEDay2016. Participants included several nonprofits organizations, the US Department of Energy, the EPA's ENERGYSTAR program and people across the country. And, as always, we will discuss what's Trending in Politics this week with our #DrDshow regulars.

    The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST (1:30 PM PST). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business.

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  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: Social Media, Misogyny and the 2016 Election
    Featuring Soraya Chemaly

    This week on the Dr. DigiPol Show we talk with acclaimed writer Soraya Chemaly about gender harassment online, generally and with respect to the 2016 elections. Soraya is the Director of the Women's Media Center Speech Project and organizer of the Safety and Free Speech Coalition, both of which are involved in curbing online abuse, media and tech diversity, and expanding women's freedom of expression. She is widely published with articles in Time, Salon, Huffington Post, CNN, The Guardian, The Atlantic and beyond. And, course, we will have a full election 2016 debrief in our Trending in Politics segment with former White House Correspondent Ken Bazinet and digital media strategist, pioneer and entrepreneur Benjamin Barnett.

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    The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST (1:00 PM PST). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business.

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  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: Election Wrap-Up
    Featuring Jim Walsh, Co-Founder & CEO, DSPolitical

    This week on The Dr. DigiPol Show we talk with Jim Walsh, CEO of DSPolitical, which worked with thousands of Democratic candidate & issue campaigns providing them with cutting-edge online advertising. Jim and I will be joined by our regulars, Ken Bazinet and Benjamin Barnett for a full debrief on the digital and social aspects of the election.

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    The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST (1:00 PM PST). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business.

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  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: Digital Listening is Not Just for Candidates
    Featuring Dave Karpf

    This week on The Dr. DigiPol Show we talk with David Karpf, George Washington University professsor and author of the new book Analytic Activism: Digital Listening and the New Political Strategy. Continuing our theme that what people say social media is a rich source of opinion data for politics, Karpf focuses on how digital listening will transform policy advocacy, too.

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    The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST (1:00 PM PST). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business.

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  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: Dakota Access Pipeline Heats Up as Temperatures Drop
    Featuring Jenadee Nanini

    This week on the Dr. DigiPol Show we talk with Jenadee Nanini and Alexander Atkins.

    Jenadee has played an important role in helping to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. The #NODAPL movement won an important victory in December when the Army Corp of Engineers denied easement across the Missouri River. This victory was the result of a dedicated on-the-ground action at the site supported by a strong social media movement and some well-positioned events in DC.Alex is the president of the student organization, Georgetown Law Students for Democratic Reform, and has been a vital piece of the work on campus. But the story is far from over, as court decisions and a new Trump Administration loom on the horizon. Join us for a deep dive into the ongoing movement to protect our waterways from the risks of oil pipelines.

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    The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST (1:00 PM PST). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business.

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  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: News and Politics in the Social Age
    Featuring Katerina Matsa, senior researcher, Pew Research Center

    This week on the Dr. DigiPol Show we discuss the state of journalism with Katerina Matsa, senior researcher at the Pew Research Center. We will explore how people get news online, people’s opinions/experiences with fabricated (fake) news, and how people got news about the election, as well as public opinion about how the media should cover controversial statements.

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    The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST (1:00 PM PST). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business.

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  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: Rules for Revolutionaries - Prescriptions for Opposing Trump Agenda
    Featuring Zack Exley

    This week on the Dr. DigiPol Show we are joined by Zack Exley, long-time digital organizer, co-author of Rules for Revolutionaries: How Big Organizing Can Change Everything, and a digital strategy leader from the Bernie Sanders campaign. We will be discussing his prescriptions for effectively opposing the Trump policy agenda. And of course, we will talk about the latest in Trump Twitter mania... attacks on opinion polls and civil rights hero John Lewis.

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    The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST (1:00 PM PST). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business.

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  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: Decoding Trump's Intent; Playing the Long Game
    Featuring Suzanne Turner

    This week on The Dr. DigiPol Show we talk with Suzanne Turner, President of turner4D. While Donald Trump has been using Twitter to distract us from much of what his Administration is doing on the policy front, Suzanne has been monitoring Trump's media base to identify signals as to where the President is planning to take the nation. Based on her observations, we will explore how the long game of resistance is shaping up, or rather, how it needs to shape up. There is too much going on for anyone to take it all on themselves. So developing an effective division of labor for the resistance will be crucial. Tune in to learn more and to share your ideas.

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    The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST (1:00 PM PST). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business.

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  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: Occupy Wall St., Social Media and Political Movements
    Featuring Aaron Black

    This week on The Dr. DigiPol Show we talk with Aaron Black, one of the early organizers of Occupy Wall St. Occupy Wall St. started small and proceeded to capture the imagination and attention of the nation. Since then, we have had a controversial election and the explosion of protests around the country. Join us as we explore how ground organizing and social media are mixing to fuel a new progressive movement.

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    The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST (1:00 PM PST). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business.

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  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: DNC Selects New Leadership
    Featuring Heather Boothe

    This week on the Dr. DigiPol Show we talk with Heather Boothe, a Democratic and progressive organizer who worked on the Hillary Clinton campaign and just wrapped up working on Rep. Keith Ellison's campaign to become the new DNC Chair. With both races behind her, we will are excited to get the inside scoop.

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  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: Cuba, Technology and Normalizing US-Cuba Relations
    Featuring Nalda Vigezzi, Greg Klave & Cheryl LaBash

    On this week’s especially timely episode of The Dr. DigiPol Show — as we approach the two year anniversary of the historic December 17, 2014 joint normalization announcements by Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro — we talk with Nalda Vigezzi, Greg Klave, and Cheryl LaBash, three of the five co-chairs of the National Network on Cuba, about the implications of the death of Fidel Castro and the new regime of president-elect Donald Trump for US-Cuba relations.  Nalda, Greg, and Cheryl will also discuss the National Network’s use of media and technology that they coordinate for the national network of solidarity groups — the nnoc.info web site and listserv, its Facebook page and webinars, organizing and advising local film and video festivals. 

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    The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST (1:00 PM PST). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business.

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  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: Hate on the Rise
    Featuring Paul Leighton and Nick Lowles

    This week on the Dr. DigiPol we talk about violence... there has been a visible rise in hate crimes in the US since Trump was elected. We talk with Professor Paul Leighton, co-author with Jeff Reiman of The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison. Paul has been studying the impact of hate in society for 25 years. We are also hoping to hear from Nick Lowles, Director of the UK-based HOPE not hate. He has just released a report on Breitbart's plans for disrupting politics across Europe. And, as always, we will dig in what is Trending in Politics with our Dr. D Show regulars.

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    The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST (1:00 PM PST). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business.

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  • The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt: What Is Civic Tech and Why Does it Matter?
    Featuring Micah Sifry, Co-founder, Civic Hall

    This week on The Dr. DigiPol Show we talk with Micah Sifry, co-founder of Civic Hall, techPresident and Personal Democracy Forum. We will explore the world of civic tech--what it is and why it matters.

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    The Dr. DigiPol Show with Alan Rosenblatt offers cutting-edge analysis of how digital and social media is transforming our political reality. The show is streamed live via Shindig.com on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EST (1:00 PM PST). It features a weekly roundup of how social and digital media is impacting the politics of the day and expert guests who will take a deep dive into new ways that digital media is changing the way we engage in politics. The show is hosted by Dr. Alan Rosenblatt, a pioneer in digital politics with over 25 years of experience in the business.

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