Sarah Palin appears on Oprah on Monday to mark the launch of her book, “Going Rogue.” She’ll follow up with an extensive interview with Barbara Walters, a multicity book tour and appearances on the Fox News Channel and talk radio.
She’ll grab plenty of headlines. As you read about Palin’s old-media tour, it’s important to remember that she’s also a pioneer in the political use of new social media. Not that she gets any credit.
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Sometimes the most important revolutions are the quiet ones. This is especially true in the case of technology, which has a way of sneaking up on us.
Take cell phones, for example. A decade ago, they were a luxury item. Suddenly, everyone seemed to have one. What had once been a sign of status became commonplace, all with hardly anybody noticing — and without any central direction.
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