While fake news on the internet is nothing new, the role and the degree to which it may be playing in our decision making has taken on new significance.
Posts Tagged: media
By taking traditional marketing concepts into account – like R.O.I. and advertising – government agencies and the communities they serve can benefit from real investment in dollars and attention.
For a sustainable social media presence, you need to empower your agency’s staff to make social media part of their everyday communications strategy. Here’s how.
How do we use Google in the most efficient and productive way possible when working in the federal government?
Working for a publication that almost exclusively serves the public sector and its partners, I routinely deal with practitioners and leaders at all three levels of government. Previously, I worked for an organization that archives data for government research projects. Along the way, I’ve picked up several tips and tricks for working effectively with electedRead… Read more »
I hate word “bureaucracy” because it degrades public sector workers at all levels. For many reasons, countless pejorative metaphors, theories, and political actions about public sector workers have decorated the iron cage. Public sector staff can weave webs supporting real collaboration, see contacts outside the hierarchy and rules; they seek out connections with people who… Read more »
I’ve been following the scandal surrounding NBC news anchor Brian Williams and judging by the huge amount of constant news coverage, I’m definitely not the only one. In fact, it all sort of reminds me of a slow-motion car crash that’s really hard to stop looking at. I’ve heard and read several different opinions aboutRead… Read more »
Does anybody remember or even care about the GSA scandal of 2012? That wild partying which somehow was brought into the election campaign. As I predicted from day one and many times thereafter, the real scandal would come later and it will be well hidden. My predictions were accurate. I don’t see any congressional showboatingRead… Read more »
What’s your political lean? Are you looking for a Republican sweep at tomorrow’s midterms? Or hoping the predictions were all wrong? As a private citizen, you can take action towards the realization of these political preferences. If you’re a federal employee, however, it’s not so simple. The Hatch Act of 1939 – or its moreRead… Read more »
“Why fix it if it ain’t broke?” This seems like an easy motto to live by. For many of us, change can be frightening, and sticking with the status quo is a comfortable option. But in today’s technologically driven world, change is a constant, and adapting is a must. Matt Leighninger, Executive Director of theRead… Read more »