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Stanton switches from White House to State

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, December 3 2009

A staffing update: Katie Stanton, whose hiring by the White House we covered earlier this year, will be departing the White House new media team headed by Macon Phillips to join the State Department. Read More

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 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

Defending Clunkers with a Data Dump

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, November 9 2009, the Department of Transportation's online home for its Cash-for Clunkers program, has posted the raw data on the nearly 700,000 cars that were traded in during the course of the month-long program. Read More

Mess Privileges. Or, the Internet's Changing Place in the White House.

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, November 4 2009

When David Almacy, the White House Internet and e-communications director from 2005 to 2007, was taken by the Obama White House's new media director to a courtesy lunch in the White House mess at the start of the 44th ... Read More

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 House Blog Has a Word with Edmunds (Updated)

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, October 30 2009

UPDATE: On the off chance you don't read "Fast Lane," the blog of the U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, here's a pointer to a post in which he gives a high five to the White House for getting his ... Read More