Unlike the content of many social media platforms, most of what you see on Instagram is truly created by its users. Unsurprisingly, some users took umbrage when they started to see ads in their feed last month.
At present, the official White House Twitter account (@WhiteHouse) has 4.3 million followers. So how is the Obama administration staying on top of constituent feedback and inquiries via Twitter?
The #ComeTogether campaign solicited public signatures urging congress to reopen the government, pay national debts on time, and pass a long-term budget deal by the end of 2013.
D.C.-area PR agencies, many of which rely on government contracts, face an uncertain future as the government shutdown continues.
The American League of Lobbyists (ALL) is considering dropping the word ‘lobbyist’ from its name, according to The Hill’s Megan Wilson. The organization is entertaining a number of alternatives to its name, all of which replace the word ‘lobbyist’ with ‘government relations professional.’
When volunteers from North Carolina’s Duke Energy power company dispatched to aid in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, the company’s communications staff made sure their stories were shared.
No matter who you are, whether you are a business, lobbying group, law firm or congressional office, it’s critical that you think carefully and follow a few simple steps before launching into your public education, public relations or public engagement campaign.
Last week the American Medical Association (AMA) launched SaveGME.org, a microsite urging Congress to prevent cuts to graduate medical education (GME) funding as a result of budget sequestration. The primary target audience of this campaign includes mobile-savvy, time-pressed GME students, colloquially referred to as residents.