Commensurate with the explosion of information technology has been the critical need for local governments to be focused on a coherent message while being nimble in dispersing that message over an ever-expanding network of communications opportunities. Many municipalities and counties are becoming aggressive in their aim, but are still limited by their resources and vision.
It is worth noting that none of us were forced into reducing our myriad thoughts, emotions and complexities of the human experience into 140 characters. We hopped on this bandwagon voluntarily.
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This blog is an excerpt from GovLoop’s recent research brief, Engaging Citizens and Improving Outcomes: Digital Communications for State and Local Governments.
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