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BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, June 9 2014

Hillary Clinton's emerging presidential campaign; the Reset the Net campaign gains traction; why buying fake Twitter followers may work; and much, much more. Read More

The White House's Latest Tweetup Host Hardly Ever Tweets

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, September 7 2011

Jay Carney during a Wednesday press briefing at the White House. Screen capture via whitehouse.gov/live To bat clean-up on social media on Friday after President Barack Obama's anticipated Thursday jobs speech, the White ... Read More

Gibbs Wasn't Loving His Place in Facebook's Org Chart

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, May 5 2011

Politico's Mike Allen has added insight into why former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs won't be joining the team at Facebook. Reporting to Mark Zuckerberg is one thing, but... The deal -- a potential goldmine ... Read More

Gibbs to Become Facebook Communications Chief? The Job Might Seem Familiar

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, March 28 2011

The rumor, reported by the New York Times, that Robert Gibbs is in negotiations to join Facebook in a "senior role" to help "manage the company's communications," leads me to this thought: Who better to manage ... Read More

Tweet Your Q for Robert Gibbs

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, January 3 2011

Have a question for White House press secretary Robert Gibbs? Now's your chance. Gibbs will be taking questions on Twitter, starting in the next few minutes. (Gibbs tweeted about 20 minutes ago, "hey everyone, ... Read More

"First Question" with Gibbs Gets Place in White House Rotation

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, October 29 2010

Macon Phillips, the man in charge of the White House's new media operations, states on the White House blog that yesterday's "First Question" with Robert Gibbs, collected through Twitter, won't be some one-off ... Read More

"Taking Real Hardballs, Huh?" 

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, October 28 2010

The Nation's Ari Melber sends along a note noting that even though Robert Gibbs didn't actually take a question via Twitter during today's press briefing, the topic did come up. In fact, Gibbs used it as a chance to join ... Read More