The Impact of the Internet

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The Common Good hosted a breakfast and discussion with Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Huffington post, to talk about the impact of the internet. Ms. Huffington spoke specifically on the potential impact of the internet on the 2008 elections campaign and how online organizing can help end the Iraq war. She also examined how bloggers, videographers and new organizations like TrueMajority, MoveOn and ActBlue are transforming American politics.

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Arianna Huffington is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author of thirteen books. She is also co-host of “Left, Right & Center,” public radio’s popular political roundtable program, as well as “Both Sides Now,” a weekly syndicated radio show with Mary Matalin moderated by Mark Green. She serves on several boards that promote community solutions to social problems, including A Place Called Home, which works with at-risk children in South Central Los Angeles. She also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Archer School for Girls.

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