Over the course of your career in government, you may well field news media requests. For some, that’s not a pleasant task. Here’s what you need to know to ensure your news interview is a great opportunity rather than a career crimper.
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Changes in federal government keep coming fast. That’s why GovLoop gives you monthly recaps of federal news that may affect agency management and employment.
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Staying credible in a world of fake news can seem daunting, but the best path forward is to establish your organization as a source of truth, build an authentic audience and then produce effective and useful content. This process in itself is an honest one, and will help your organization rise above fake news.
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.
While social media can be empowering, the same tools enable falsehood and lies to spread faster and farther than ever. How did we get here, and what should governments and citizens do about it?
I’ve started this newsletter for our internal open data community of interest (DataCOIN) and thought others might find it useful. I read a lot about open data and I bet some of you do too. To pool our knowledge and prevent FOMO (fear of missing out), I’m starting a mini bi-weekly-ish newsletter that highlights what’s going onRead… Read more »
People are busy and our most important task is to tell a story in a way that people remember. A few, easy numbers make that task a lot easier. … In days of old, we used to have to rely on reporters to find those people, although it’s certainly within our power to help them…. Read more »
Have you ever read an article or heard a story that just catches your attention? You know, the ones that you just HAVE to pass on to everyone you know? Most of the time we don’t even think twice as to whether or not it’s even true. Well, that happened to me but this timeRead… Read more »
Perhaps the question I feared the most as a newspaper reporter went something like this: “But what do you have for me today?” It came from editors, usually in the morning after a long day breaking a story, scooping the competition, juggling phone calls and angry sources, and a late night writing the story onRead… Read more »