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The technology behind the opinion polls

The technology behind the opinion polls

By 5 May 2010

Whether you believe they're gospel or it's a case of lies, damn lies and statistics, you have to appreciate the power of the opinion poll. They have politicians quaking with fear and can even be the very fuel to make their own predictions come true. So,... >>

Sky News gets shiny HD makeover for general election

Sky News gets shiny HD makeover for general election

By 29 April 2010

Sky News is to begin its HD service at 9pm 6 May to coincide with the forthcoming general election. The high definition channel, which had a solid trial with The Sky News Debate last week, will feature on Sky channel 517 and be simulcast alongside its... >>

Brits bemoan lack of e-voting for General Election

Brits bemoan lack of e-voting for General Election

By 29 April 2010

Over two in five internet users in the UK would vote online rather than visit a polling station, according to a survey commissioned by Virgin Media Business. The 2010 E-Politics Online Study, carried out by polling-specialist YouGov at Virgin Media Business'... >>

Lib Dems urge you to Geek the Vote

Lib Dems urge you to Geek the Vote

By 21 April 2010

The General Election bun-fight continues apace, and the Lib Dems aim to further capitalise on Nick Clegg's good showing on the first televised debate by using the power of the 'net. One demographic the party is directly targeting is the good, old-fashioned,... >>

Facebook to help get UK residents to the ballot box

Facebook to help get UK residents to the ballot box

By 9 April 2010

Facebook will be encouraging UK users to vote in the General Election 2010 by asking them if they're registered to do so. Anyone who logs into the social networking service on Saturday 10 April will be redirected to the government registration page if... >>

Digital Election 2010 - following the UK General Election online

Digital Election 2010 - following the UK General Election online

By 6 April 2010

The UK General Election 2010 has been called. It's 5 years since the last time the whole nation hit the ballot boxes en masse and by our books that makes this time the first truly digital affair. When Blair bowled home to a second term in 2005, Facebook... >>

Tories to advertise on Spotify

Tories to advertise on Spotify

By 16 October 2009

In order to reach out to the "tech savvy", it's been revealed the Conservatives will campaign via Spotify, the popular music streaming service. PC Pro reports that the 40-second ads will feature the voice of the Tory party chairman, Eric Pickles, apparently... >>


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