StraightUpSocial News Links for 8/06/2008

MySpace To Offer Official Web Portal For Presidential Debates

Jason Kincaid at TechCrunch explains how the Commission on Presidential Debates has teamed with MySpace to create MyDebates.org, which will offer live streams of the presidential debates and real-time polling.

Heekya is Social Storytelling. How Collaborative!

Kristen Nicole at Mashable shares what she knows about Heekya, a social startup that allows multiple users to contribute to a specific story using text, photos and video.

Apple Solidifies Dominance Of Music Retailing

James Lewin at Podcasting News passes along the latest MusicWatch consumer surveys showing Apple’s iTunes at the #1 music retailer in the United States.