Though Mayor Emanuel opened the microphone to constituents at Monday night's public budget hearing, it was not the first time the mayor surveyed the public--he has frequently used social media to conduct town halls and take comments.
Look out, Illinois. Gov. Pat Quinn is joining the social media revolution.Acccording to the Associated Press, the governor’s office has launched an official Twitter feed and Flickr photo page, which they say the governor will use to get feedback from people around the state.
Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) plans to resign from Congress today.The news broke a short time ago when The New York Times sent out an alert that Weiner "has told friends that he plans to resign his seat." It cited "a person told of Mr.
A new Northwestern University study says minority youth ages eight to 18 spend more than half their day consuming media content – a rate that's 4.5 hours greater than their white counterparts.The Children, Media and Race: Media Use Among White, Black, Hispanic and Asian American Children re
Being surrounded by a nonstop stream of information hasn't exactly helped us focus or concentrate on our work. But a new software application can help social media addicts kick the habit.Sure, the Web helps us do our jobs, but it can also distract us from them."