Posts Tagged: sotu

#SOTU and Tweet Promotion: Lessons Learned

Last night’s State of the Union (SOTU) address joined a growing number of national events that was critiqued, promoted, and shared via social networks—especially Twitter. Twitter conversations for major events, discussions tracked along a hashtag, have increasingly become as entertaining as the event itself. Now with promoted tweets, major events like the Super Bowl andRead… Read more »

Ethics, lobbying, bundling, the SOTU, and more in today’s political law links

LOBBYING AND THE SOTU. The Hill. “President Obama took aim at K Street in his State of the Union Tuesday night, calling on Congress to limit the campaign fundraising activities of lobbyists.” SOTU EXCERPT. “I’ve talked tonight about the deficit of trust between Main Street and Wall Street. But the divide between this city andRead… Read more »

Being @ the #SOTU #WHTweetUp

Summary. Last night I had the distinct honor and privilege to participate in the White House State of the Union TweetUp. I arrived in my capacity as a private citizen and student from American University (AU). Earlier in the day, as a fellow invited Tweep (i.e., a fun moniker for those of us who microRead… Read more »

State of the Union Address is Tradition, Not Law

Every year at this time, the president delivers his State of the Union address to a special joint session of Congress. President Obama will do so Tuesday night at 9:00 PM. The usual fanfare will accompany the event. Teevee talking heads will begin gushing and gossiping as early as 6:00. The U.S. Constitution divides ourRead… Read more »

Lessons for Every Gov Communicator in Obama’s State of the Union

By Ev Chasen Jan 26 2011, 12:01 AM The State of the Union address is a speech like no other. Every word is scrutinized for hidden meanings; every gesture and inflection analyzed for authenticity; every fact checked for accuracy by hundreds of reporters hoping to score “gotcha” points. Getting a proposal or a project discussedRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Community – Rate Obama’s SOTU Live on Your iPhone

Gov 2.0 Radio is inviting its community to join in rating President Obama’s State of the Union address live on Tuesday night. You’ll be able to give your feedback second by second on your iPhone – just follow the instructions here. By participating in the live mobile polling, you’ll be building a custom profile ofRead… Read more »

iPhone Users: Rate the State of the Union in Real Time

I’m sure you’ve seen the slider bars and dynamic graphs that TV news organizations use to provide real-time audience and focus group feedback during major speeches and debates. Well, Gov 2.0 Radio is partnering with IdeaScale to promote a new app that allows iPhone users to rate President Obama’s State of the Union address inRead… Read more »