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WhiteHouse.gov: Moving Into Advanced Work Before Mastering the Basics

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, May 12 2009

The Washington Post's Jose Antonio Vargas does his second round of grading WhiteHouse.gov, the White House's main online home, and a salient criticism peeks through the comments of the various graders. On the plus side, ... Read More

And the White House Tweets Back

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, May 5 2009

We tweeted. And the White House tweeted back. If you could boil down what made the Obama campaign such a revolution in digital politics, it might be the fact that technology was woven throughout the enterprise. On the ... Read More

From #GovWebCon: Vivek Kundra and Macon Phillips on Changing Online Government

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, April 28 2009

Here are my semi-verbatim but not perfectly precise notes from this morning's speakers at GovWebCon. Random comments and observations from me in [brackets]. Read More

Three Months and Eleven Bills In, Obama Falls Short of His Five-Day Transparency Pledge

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, April 15 2009

Of the eleven bills that Barack Obama has signed in his three months as president, six have been posted to WhiteHouse.gov to allow the public a chance to review the bill and offer comments. Only one bill -- extending the ... Read More

Bernstein Tackles Open for Questions' Econ Qs

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, April 10 2009

The White House is taking a third bite at the apple, answering still more questions generated by its Open for Questions experiment from a few weeks back. You'll remember that after President Barack Obama responded to ... Read More