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White House Assures Its Staff's Tweets Are in Order (Partly Because They're Not to Tweet)

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, April 29 2011

The Obama White House seeks to assuage House Oversight chair Darrell Issa's worries that they might not be archiving their tweets, Facebook posts, and other social media content in accordance with the Presidential ... Read More

Should the White House Keep Its Tweets?

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, April 28 2011

House Oversight Committee chair Darrell Issa has scheduled a hearing for May 3rd to talk about how to handle archiving White House tweets and Facebook posts, reports Politico's Tony Romm: “White House policy ... Read More

The Upside of Obama's Social Media Warehousing

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, September 21 2009

You can just about picture White House new media director Macon Phillips banging his head against his office wall at the very same time he's banging out a blog post explaining why the White House, in its view, has no ... Read More

Turning the Internet into an Albatross: Fresh Outrage Over Obama's "Secret" SocNet Plan

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, September 3 2009

What began with the FoxNews-led blowback against the Obama White House’s new media team’s request for people to turn in “fishy” emails gained steam when the White House mistakenly blasted out a ... Read More

Twitter Is Blocked at the White House, for All But a Chosen Few [UPDATED]

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, July 27 2009

Surely this is one of the great mysteries wrapped inside an enigma of our day. Robert Gibbs sparked a a bit of a flurry in our niche the other day by saying on C-SPAN that Twitter is blocked in the White House. Read More