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RNC begins new social media campaign aimed at Hispanic voters

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The Republican National Committee has begun a new campaign targeting Hispanic voters with a series of social-media offered videos discussing specific issues and urging support for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. The series, called “GOP Hispanics: The Week Ahead” features Hispanic speakers discussing the topic of the week. They’re being posted through social media in both English and Spanish versions. First up is “Terrorism,” a 44-second video featuring RNC Director of Hispanic Communications Helen Aguirre-Ferré discussing President Barack Obama‘s foreign policies and…

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On revamped website, ‘Vote No on 2’ campaign embraces power of video

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I admit I’m a political junkie; after all, I run a website called Florida Politics. What I love about politics and these final months of the campaign season is you can always see new and innovative ways folks are trying to communicate with voters. Facebook realized the power of video storytelling when it saw the huge success of YouTube, so in typical Facebook fashion they figured out a way to capture it for themselves by allowing you to upload video content…

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Facebook expands sharing options to include live video

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Get ready to start watching live video of your friends and family doing something fun, boring or even dumb on Facebook. The world’s largest social network is testing a new feature that will enable its 1.5 billion users to use their smartphones to shoot video so other people can see what they are doing as it happens. Facebook began testing the live video option Thursday among a sliver of its U.S. audience with iPhones. The Menlo Park, California, company didn’t…

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Video: Charlie Crist: ‘We need to ban oil drilling off Florida’ — and the color of that shirt is called salmon

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Calling the spill that has released millions of gallons of oil onto four Gulf States “a devastating, catastrophic event,” Florida Gov. Charlie Crist said he wants an end to oil exploration off his state’s coastline. In addition to plugging the leak at the site of BP’s destroyed Deepwater Horizon rig, Crist said this morning that “We need to stop offshore oil drilling in Florida. “I would like to have a special session to ban it here in the Sunshine State,”…

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Video: Charlie Crist: ‘We need to ban oil drilling off Florida’ — and the color of that shirt is called salmon

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Calling the spill that has released millions of gallons of oil onto four Gulf States “a devastating, catastrophic event,” Florida Gov. Charlie Crist said he wants an end to oil exploration off his state’s coastline. In addition to plugging the leak at the site of BP’s destroyed Deepwater Horizon rig, Crist said this morning that “We need to stop offshore oil drilling in Florida. “I would like to have a special session to ban it here in the Sunshine State,”…

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Video: Kendrick Meek blasts BP

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10 Connects: St. Petersburg Times faces backlash over solicitation lawsuit

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10 Connects’s Noah Pransky has uncovered a series of emails from angry residents to city leaders and newspaper managers, threatening a boycott of both subscriptions and advertising. “I am canceling my subscription and will not resubscribe until you withdraw your lawsuit challenging the will of the people,” wrote one resident who also threatened a boycott of advertisers. “Ethically,” wrote another resident who owns a local business, “we find that we cannot support a business that…is costing us all additional money in our City taxes because…

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