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December 14, 2010 | By

Piracy Fight Shuts Down Music Blogs (The New York Times) A handful of  music blogs have been shut down by the government from posting brand-new songs and videos without licenses, however, the material is often leaked to them by managers, music labels and artists. Building a Public Policy Community of “Citizen Experts” Might Require Translation […]

2010 Capital Staffers Index

December 8, 2010 | By

By David Almacy Last Thursday, Edelman released the findings of our 2010 Capital Staffer Index during an event hosted in the Washington, DC office. Edelman’s Public Affairs & StrategyOne teams interviewed senior legislative staffers around the globe in several capital cities including Berlin, Brussels, London, Paris and Washington to determine the role and influence of […]

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November 22, 2010 | By

WikiLeaks Announces Release 7x the Size of the Iraq War Logs (Mashable) WikiLeaks announced on its Twitter account a release it claims will be bigger than the Iraq war logs. Who Will Speak on Behalf of Social Media to the Next Congress? [OP-ED] (Mashable) A discussion on who speaks for social media in Washington. Don’t […]

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November 19, 2010 | By

The New York City Council Goes Live (Tech President) The New York City Council began its first-ever proceedings to be broadcast across the Internet through a video live stream. Twitter CEO Chides China (CNN) Twitter CEO Dick Costolo responds to the plight of a Chinese woman who was sentenced to a year in a labor […]

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November 17, 2010 | By

Step Two: Make a Parody Twitter Handle (Tech President) The Transportation Security Administration’s Twitter identity has been co-opted, in much the same way as BP’s was. 8 Ways to Follow the White House (White House Blog) There are eight official White House Twitter accounts that go behind the scenes in various aspects of the Obama Administration. […]

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November 11, 2010 | By

How the White House is Using a White Board to Communicate + Advocate (Advocacy 2.0) White House video uses whiteboard to discuss the President’s trip to Asia promoting the National Export Initiative. F.C.C. Investigates Google Street View (The New York Times) The Federal Communications Commission is investigating whether Google violated laws when it collected Wi-Fi […]

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November 5, 2010 | By

Twitter Makes First D.C. Hire (ClikZ) New hire will help lawmakers, politicians and government staff take better advantage of the micro-blogging site. Pepsi Fans Pledge to Recycle on Facebook (Mashable) A new Facebook application encourages Pepsi drinkers to commit to recycling their used bottles and cans. Don’t forget to sign up for K Street Café’s […]

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October 8, 2010 | By

10 Lessons for Gov 2.0 from Web 2.0 (O’Reilly Radar) Strategies for taking new web technologies to Washington. Facebook Places Already Having an Impact (Marketing Vox) Only a little over a month old, Facebook Places already appears to be changing the face of geo-location. Don’t forget to sign up for K Street Café’s mailing-list to […]

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September 30, 2010 | By

What Gladwell Gets Wrong: The Real Problem is Scale Mismatch (Technosociology) An opposing argument to Gladwell’s piece asserts that the weak ties of social media are key to modern activism. Expert Labs Rolls Out ThinkUp, a Gov’t Social Media Dashboard (Tech President) ThinkUp makes strides toward Gov 2.0 by managing social media engagement. Don’t forget […]

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September 21, 2010 | By

Activists Upset with Facebook (Politico) Facebook accused of limiting activism efforts online. Open Government, Central Texas Edition (Tech President) Today marks the first day of the manor.govfresh conference, aimed at sparking a Gov 2.0 makeover. Don’t forget to sign up for K Street Café’s mailing-list to receive news about exclusive content and events.