New Media in Old Virginia

New media is playing a prominent role in the Virginia governor’s race, according to this Washington Times report.

In an era when politicians often appear only in packaged sound bites and are savaged for not being tech-savvy, Mr. Deeds is constantly posting mini-updates or Tweets and allowing the unfettered personal access that only Twitter provides. His Republican opponent has staffers who send periodic updates on his “bobmcdonnell” account.

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