In politics, fundraising was previously the prerogative of well-heeled donors at receptions and ideologues on mailing lists.
The goal of a nominating contest is to select the most conservative candidate who can win the general election. That starts with choosing a candidate who earns broad consensus within the GOP.
The last four years have been a confrontation over the reality that the modern digital public square is privately owned.
Transparency is essential to our work in public affairs, but only when paired with relevant technical expertise can data’s true value be unlocked.
For anyone with a cell phone bombarded with text messages over the last two years, this may seem obvious, but it marks an important tipping point.
Today, sophisticated algorithms (often AI-optimized) drive digital media distribution and advertising with limited human intervention.