Archive for the 'Blogging' Category

What Are The Best Indy/Centrist/Moderate Blogs?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Blogging, Blogroll

Solomon Kleinsmith, who is a contributor here from time to time and just started a great new site The Rise Of The Center, has put together a list of indy/centrist/moderate blogs you should check out. Here’s a taste: The Pragmatic Center – Nick Goebel, who I’ve chatted with a bit, has his head on straight. […]

August 5th, 2010 | Permalink| 19 Comments »

The Daily Beast Gives Donklephant Mad Props

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Blogging

This was certainly a nice surprise! In a column that runs through names like Christopher Buckley, Kathleen Parker, Michael Smerconish, Joe Scarborough, Joe Klein and David Broder…we’re mentioned! Here’s the photo. It focuses on Joe Gandelman and the fantastic work he has done with The Moderate Voice, but we’re right there in the description…along with […]

April 2nd, 2010 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

Donklephant Going Down From 11PM to 5AM Central Tonight/Tomorrow

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Blogging

Just an FYI for those of you who are looking for some late night political reading. Media Temple is scheduling some maintenance on their infrastructure and it’ll mean that the site will most likely be down at that time. But never fear…we’ll be back up soon! Best, Justin Tweet

March 26th, 2010 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Follow Us On Twitter: @thedonklephant

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Blogging, Technology, twitter

The title says it all. If you tweet or have been thinking of a good excuse to get on Twitter, follow us @thedonklephant. We tweet all of our posts and some other fun facts too. Now, if you’re new to whole “twitter” thing, this article provides some good pointers: What Should I Tweet About? Also, […]

December 24th, 2009 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Justin’s Short Winter’s Nap

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Blogging

Hey all, I’ve been dormant these past couple weeks given work and other obligations, so I wanted to write and tell everybody what’s been going on. First and foremost, I’ve been focusing on my job over at AMC. We just launched a new website in late October and you can imagine how much work that […]

December 18th, 2009 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Editor’s Note About Donklephant, Transparency & Contributors

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Blogging, Transparency

Warning, this may bore some of you to tears. Others may find it absolutely fascinating. My hope is more of you fall into the latter camp since I’ve essentially been forced to give you a behind the scenes look at how contributors come on board. Confused? Don’t be. All will be revealed soon enough. Some […]

December 8th, 2009 | Permalink| 24 Comments »

Editor’s Note

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Blogging

Hey folks, Justin here. Yesterday a new contributor, Kyle Brady, started posting on the site. As is my policy here, I allow people to blog as they see fit unless I think it goes against the spirit of the site. However, upon reading the post, I felt it contained several things that could be considered […]

December 1st, 2009 | Permalink| 8 Comments »

Content Has Been Deleted

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Blogging

At the request of the author, this content has been deleted from the site. Tweet

November 30th, 2009 | Permalink| 17 Comments »

9,000th Post On Donklephant

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Blogging

It feels a little hard to believe, but we’re marking another milestone on the site today: 9,000 posts in a little over 4 years. Many, many, many thanks to my fellow contributors who have written thousands of thoughtful posts. And many, many, many thanks to all of you who read and comment everyday. Here’s to […]

November 20th, 2009 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

How The Bowing Posts Came To Donklephant

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Blogging, Obama

Hey all, I’ve heard quite a bit of back channel chatter about the last two posts on the blog and I wanted to explain how I was responsible for the topic even showing up here in the first place. Doug and I are friends on Facebook and he feeds his posts through his profile. I […]

November 15th, 2009 | Permalink| 3 Comments »