Campaigns and Elections magazine honors Sen. Toomey’s savvy use of social media ads — NewsWorks

Remember when Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign broke new ground for its online voter outreach efforts? Now, the campaign of Republican Pennsylvania U.S. Senator Pat Toomey is being recognized for its digital strategy in Toomey’s narrow re-election win last year. Every year the trade magazine Campaigns and Elections hands out the equivalent of Oscars for political messaging, ...

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Tales of Persuasion – sombre studies of changing lives | Books

Given he spent so much time, energy and rigour editing the fabulous Penguin Book of the British Short Story Volumes I & II, there is something thrilling about the prospect of a selection of short stories from Philip Hensher himself. After all, his novels often function as a collection of minute snapshots of lives rather than grandstanding, sweeping epics – ...

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