Social Media and Civic Engagement: Many Questions, A Few Answers

Can social networks increase our involvement in the political process beyond clicking the ‘like’ button? Politics and social media have finally made a connection. Yet, the level of understanding and usage of social media varies from person to person. The public, politicians and governmental entities are trying to grasp how to use social media while… Read More Social Media and Civic Engagement: Many Questions, A Few Answers

Anthony Weiner Should Resign – Not Because of the Photos

Note: Blog post written prior to Rep. Anthony Weiner’s June 16, 2011 resignation from the U.S. Congress. It’s been a little over week since a tweeted photo of Rep. Anthony Weiner‘s (New York, 9th Dist.) penis became a news and media sensation. Subsequent photos of Weiner shirtless, flexing his pecs close-up and in the Congressional… Read More Anthony Weiner Should Resign – Not Because of the Photos