Obama, the 2012 victor. Roundup Part 3

Election 2012 ? the ?Patchwork Nation? vote map

from CyberJournalist.net by Jonathan Dube
WNYC is tracking the national vote by each county and its Patchwork Nation community type ? from Monied ?Burbs to Service Worker Centers. Hover over each state to see state returns. Hover over the community tool bar to see the vote by community.

Did foreign policy matter in the 2012 election?

from FP Passport by Uri Friedman

Getting the US elections out of proportion

from open Democracy News Analysis – by Salam Al-Kawakibi
On the eve of the US elections the Arab media has been full of analyses and forecasts about the consequences of the results and their potential impact on the turbulent Middle Eastern area with its conflicts, crises and revolutions.

Four more years – but what will Obama do with them in the Middle East?

from open Democracy News Analysis – by Ahmed Kadry
Will Barack Obama finally deliver on his promises of peace and better relations with the Middle East? His re-election certainly offers him a second chance – don’t waste it this time Mr President!

The best of the world leader congratulations

from FP Passport by Joshua Keating

America’s election and the Tea Party

from open Democracy News Analysis – by Cas Mudde
A series of voting setbacks in November 2012 means the conservative Tea Party movement is now facing a difficult and divisive period, says Cas Mudde.

Number of Female Senators Tripled in the Last 20 Years [INFOGRAPHIC]

?Disappearing Romney? Website Tracks Governor?s Declining Facebook Likes

by Anita Li

Arab World: What will Change with Obama’s Re-Election?

by Amira Al Hussaini
Barack Obama has won a second term as US President but how does he fare among netizens across the Arab world? Here’s a snippet of the conversation on Twitter following his re-election. Reactions were divided and while many were not pleased with the US foreign policy in the region, others were happy Obama won.

Obama?s re-election and Turkish-US relationsby Ramazan Gözen*

from Today’s Zaman, your gateway to Turkish daily news :: Interviews
Barrack Hussein Obama was re-elected to the US presidency in the Nov. 6 election. This can be translated into approval by Americans of Obama?s four-year performance and their demand for his continued office.

The 10 best global front pages on the U.S. election

from FP Passport by Uri Friedman

U.S. Embassies and Consulates Observe Election Night 2012

from Dipnote – U.S. Department of State Official Blog

Greek, British, French, German, Italian and Czech media on Barack Obama’s 2012 reelection

from cafebabel.com by euro topics
‘Four more years’, he tweeted at around 5am Paris time, although electorally speaking, the president had the cat in the bag not too far on on election night. With at least 303 votes out of 538 (the threshold was 270, and Mitt Romney won 206), he has been given a second change to change his United States – but will the victorious democrats and losing republicans reach a consensus on the key issue – reducing the public debt?

Hoping for a middle path in the US

from open Democracy News Analysis – by Shilpa Kameswaran
After all, the exaggerated chasm created between the Republicans and Democrats is a pre-election political propaganda whipped up by a few irrational melodramatic extremist troublemakers.

MAIN FOCUS: Obama evokes more progress | 08/11/2012

from euro|topics
At the victory celebrations in his hometown of Chicago, the re-elected US President Barack Obama promised more changes for the better during his second term. Some commentators criticise that pretty words are out of place considering the massive problems in the US. Others voice hope that after going down in history as America’s first black president, Obama will do it again as a great reconciler.

Europe welcomes Obama win, but with less enthusiasm than in 2008 – by Eric Reguly

by EU-Digest
Four years ago, Europe was ecstatic about the end of the era of George W. Bush, whom they blamed for the financial crisis and two highly unpopular wars, and the election of a young president who represented change and hope and possibly a more productive transatlantic relationship.

America’s election and remote control

from open Democracy News Analysis – by Paul Rogers
Barack Obama’s victory over Mitt Romney creates limited space for movement in Washington’s domestic and foreign policy, including over climate disruption. But the dynamics of its new style of war also act as a powerful force for continued militarisation.

Turkish academics have mixed opinions on Obama win

from Hurriyet Daily News
Turkish academics have mixed views about U.S. President Barack.

Re-elected Obama faces dire challenges

from Hurriyet Daily News
Obama sails through the challenge presented by the Republicans to retain his hold on the US presidency, but more storms clouds.

Obama?s secret

from Hurriyet Daily News
To be frank, Barack Obama?s job was not an easy one. Despite all conspiracy theories

How Obama won against Romneyby Richard Peres

from Today’s Zaman, your gateway to Turkish daily news :: InterviewsDespite a weak economy and hundreds of millions of dollars in campaign advertisements against him funded by unregulated political action committees, Barack Hussein Obama was re-elected president of the United States yesterday, defeating Willard Mitt Romney by at least 33 electoral and at least 2 million individual votes.

Barack Obama’s election 2012 win: the world reacts

from World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk by Tania Branigan, Howard Amos, Saeed Kamali Dehghan, Emma Graham-Harrison, Martin Chulov, Jason Burke, David Smith, Angelique Chrisafis, Jonathan Watts
Countries around the globe have welcomed the re-election of the US president. But there are some notable exceptions

Turkish PM congratulates Obama, hoping for better relations with US

from Hurriyet Daily News
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has congratulated U.S. President Obama.

What the election map would have looked like if only white men could vote

by Mark Frauenfelder

India Reacts to the Re-Election of US President Barack Obama

by Lakshmi Sarah
The recently concluded US presidential election generated much interest in India. At the government level, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh congratulated US President Barack as did Sonia Gandhi, the President of the Indian National Congress Party. But what about those on the ground in India – what has been their response?

US Presidential Election Resonates in Zimbabwe

from Global Voices Online by Madalitso Mwando

Election most tweeted event in US political history

from Hurriyet Daily News
Election day in the United States became the most tweeted about event

No matter who wins, Turkey is not alone, says Ricciardone

from Hurriyet Daily News
US cooperation with Turkey will continue, Ambassador Ricciardone says.

The newsonomics of the newspaper industry as the Republican Party

from Nieman Journalism Lab by Ken Doctor

The Rise and Fall of Social Media in American Politics

from CyberJournalist.net by Jonathan Dube
TechPresident says that unlike 2008, when social media altered the campaign several times, in 2012 social media didn?t play a significant role, despite all the buzz.

MAIN FOCUS: Obama gets a second chance | 07/11/2012

from euro|topics
Barack Obama will remain US president for another four years. According to preliminary results he can count on at least 303 electoral votes out of 538, giving him a comfortable lead against his rival Mitt Romney. In his second term of office Obama will really have a chance to change the US, some commentators hope. Others voice doubts that the Democrats and Republicans will be able to reach a consensus on the key issue of reducing the public debt.

OBAMERICA: 4 more years – its all about inclusiveness and solving problems together

by EU-Digest

Obama?s next task is to split the GOP

Through brinkmanship and seduction, the president must try to persuade enough Republicans to accept reality and then act on it, says Edward Luce

Election night traffic, trends and strategies from The New York Times, CNN, BuzzFeed, and more

from Nieman Journalism Lab by Justin Ellis

Public Affairs 2.0: Learning from Obama: Digital Tools in Political Campaigns

from Bloggingportal.eu – Today’s posts
Last week saw a veritable festival of events here at Fleishman-Hillard Brussels. We held a discussion on climate change and energy with NGOs on Wednesday as well as a talk from our very own DC colleague Bill Black on how the Presidential candidates

Election envy: Obama’s victory as seen from the Chinese Internet

from FP Passport by Isaac Stone Fish

Turkey should consider return of death penalty, says Erdogan

from World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk
Turkish prime minister accused of populism after suggestion that would move country further away from EU membership
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Turkey should consider bringing back the death penalty, a decade after Ankara abolished capital punishment as part of reforms aimed at European Union membership.

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