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When Bad IT Attacks. Again. And Again.

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, July 22 2010

We were been perhaps premature in awarding our quote of the day earlier. Because this, spoken by Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack in a piece on the Shirley Sherrod affair by Glenn Thrush and Ben Smith, is a very, very strong ... Read More

W.H. Explains "What It Means for You" and "Much Ado"

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, July 21 2010

With today's signing of a major financial reform package, the team inside the Obama White House is attempting to use the White House blog in particular and new media in general to shape the narrative on matters both ... Read More

Shirley Sherrod Case: Soundbites Still Pack a Punch

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, July 21 2010

USDA Georgia Director of Rural Development Shirley Sherrod was forced to resign after a two-and-a-half minute clip of her 45-minute speech to an NAACP gathering in March was circulated by Andrew Breitbart's Big ... Read More

Barack Obama's Playbook

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, July 20 2010

With an awareness of just how busy everyone is these days, the White House is launching topical weekly email updates: Read More

Valley VC on the Closing of the Obama "Movement"

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, July 20 2010

Well-known Silicon Valley figure Chris Sacca sits down with Internet skeptic Andrew Keen to discuss technology, politics, and the future of innovation in both realms. Read More

Bringing Blogging's Energy to the Department of, Well, You Know

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, July 20 2010

Energy Secretary Steven Chu -- seen here touring the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington, in 2009 -- is now blogger Steven Chu. Read More

Disaster Victims Given a Mobile Way to Say They Need Help

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, July 19 2010

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, aka FEMA, has set up a way for people in disaster zones to register for assistance using their mobile phones. Read More

Shiny New Federal IT Dashboard Debuts

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, July 14 2010

Vivek Kundra, U.S. CIO, unveiled a revamped federal IT Dashboard tody. Read More

Voters Needed in Healthy Kids Apps Contest

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, July 14 2010

The time has come to play games for your country. The Obama administration has opened up voting in its Apps for Healthy Kids contest. The competition called for developers to build kid-friendly games and online tools ... Read More

Michelle Obama Chats on "Let's Move"

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, July 13 2010

First Lady Michelle Obama is doing the online chat thing this morning, on the subject of her Let's Move campaign on healthier kids. It starts at 10am EST -- meaning, now. Update: I can't quite figure out where on the ... Read More