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The White House Blogger(s), Unmasked

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, June 3 2009

The White House has made a small tweak that David Weinberger and others have called for in this space: personalizing the White House blog by naming their bloggers. Welcome to the sunlight, Jesse et al. Read More

Boehner Participates in the White House's Open Government Forum

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 22 2009

Among the very first Americans to take advantage of the White House's new call for participation under the Open Government Initiative goes by the handle republicanleaderjohnboehner. And yes, that's the House Republican ... Read More

White House Posts Obama and Biden's Financial Disclosures

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, May 18 2009

"These reports have traditionally been available in hard copy upon request, but in the interests of transparency and openness we are posting them online," writes the White House ethics chief Norm Eisen about ... Read More

Whitehouse.gov: Give Your Bloggers’ Names!

BY David Weinberger | Saturday, May 16 2009

The Whitehouse.gov blog continues to improve, by which I mean it continues to move away from being a glass-topped version of White House press releases. But it's missing a big opportunity by keeping its blog posts ... Read More

The President's First Email Blast

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, May 13 2009

The White House seems to have gotten its bulk e-mail program up and running. Yesterday, Organizing for America emailed out a health care call to action. Today, the White House is for the very first time hitting the ... Read More

Orzsag Blogs Back Against AP's Climate Change Framing

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, May 13 2009

One more from the White House blog. Or more precisely, OMB director Peter Orzsag's blog, known around these parts as Orszblog! Read More

White House Shines Webcam on a Shift in Food Safety's Political Dynamics

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, May 13 2009

If I might be so bold as to quote my own tweet from a minute ago, "Watching Rosa DeLauro evangelize against the fragmented food system on www.whitehouse.gov/live is exciting in at least two ways." At least two! ... Read More