Scott Goodstein was external online director for Barack Obama's 2008 campaign in charge of the campaign's social media platforms, mobile technology, and lifestyle marketing. He was a lead digital strategist on the Bernie Sanders' 2016 campaign and is the founder of CatalystCampaigns.com.
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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Has Facebook Learned Nothing?
What has Facebook done to solve the problem of fake news, of foreign interference in elections, or data privacy — all the issues, in other words, that have plagued the company and tarnished its reputation since the 2016 presidential election? To judge by its new policy on political advertising, the...
Saturday, September 07, 2019
Democratic Candidates Must Communicate Differently to Impress a New Generation of Voters
The 2020 presidential election may turn on how adeptly the Democratic Party nominee mobilizes marginal voters. And that means crafting a digital strategy to engage and enthuse specific constituencies—particularly young and minority voters—that turned out in critical numbers for Barack Obama but did...