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Drupal for Your Country

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, November 25 2009

Here's an intriguing job opening. Rock Creek Strategic Marketing is the web firm that the Obama White House has been working with to, when the need arises, supplement its new media team that consists of eight or so ... Read More

The White House Spotlights "Labs of Democracy"

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, November 24 2009

U.S. Deputy CIO for open government Beth Noveck surveys the landscape, finding experiments in participatory democracy bubbling up throughout these United States: Read More

Accountability Through Web 2.0: A Sudan Case Study

BY Ivan Boothe | Tuesday, November 17 2009

Ivan Boothe works with nonprofits and social change groups, developing websites and online strategy around advocacy, fundraising and member engagement. Previously, he was a co-founder of the Genocide Intervention Network ... Read More

Sudan Ads Target Obama's Circle

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, November 17 2009

With President Obama in China, the advocacy group Sudan Now is engaging in some clever Facebook ad tactics. The group, reports Mark Leon Goldberg, is running spots targeted towards two Facebook networks: former staffers ... Read More

The White House in Drupal World

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, November 16 2009

When the White House made its big switch over to Drupal, some asked whether this was simply a move over to a new content management system or if it was instead meant to be a lifestyle choice; in other words, would the ... Read More


BY Nancy Scola | Friday, November 13 2009

Before Drupal, There Was "The Tool"

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, October 30 2009

Even smaller than the fraternity of people who have served as President of the United States is the fraternity of those who have served as the Internet Director to the President of the United States. David Almacy is a ... Read More

White Paper Revisted: Is Obama Following Fed Web Managers' Counsel?

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, October 27 2009

A year has passed since the Federal Web Managers Council passed a copy of its highly-regarded white paper "Putting Citizens First: Transforming Online Government" (pdf) to the Obama transition team. Read More

Believable Change: A Reality Check on Online Participation

BY Jed Miller | Monday, October 26 2009

Reposted from "Increasing Citizen Engagement in Government," the Fall 2009 newsletter from the Center for Intergovernmental Solutions, an office of the General Services Administration. To be effective, Internet ... Read More Goes Drupal [Updated]

BY Nancy Scola | Saturday, October 24 2009 has gone Drupal. Read More