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Want to see what the blogosphere really looks like? Check out LinkTV's online video coverage of the event. Especially recommended: An excerpt from a discussion of an affirmative, progressive U.S. foreign policy and how activists can advance it featuring panelists Arianna Huffington, Ari Melber and In These Times' own Lakshmi Chaudhry. LinkTV is also covering the Take Back America conference, and should have footage up soon--keep an eye out for Russ Feingold's rousing speech from this morning, and yesterday's lively exchange between Michael Tomasky of the American Prospect and bestselling author Barbara Ehrenreich on the theme of "the common good."

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Jessica Clark is a writer, editor and researcher, with more than 15 years of experience spanning commercial, educational, independent and public media production. Currently she is the Research Director for American University’s Center for Social Media. She also writes a monthly column for PBS’ MediaShift on new directions in public media. She is the author, with Tracy Van Slyke, of Beyond the Echo Chamber: Reshaping Politics Through Networked Progressive Media (2010, New Press).
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