Posted tagged ‘New Media’

Power of the blogosphere

August 17, 2009

Great little video explaining how the congruence of good youtube messaging with uptake via the blogosphere can result in viral video power for political or other campaigns.

http://youtubeandthe2008election.jitp2.net/video/kwallsten

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Acceleration of New Media in Government

May 8, 2009

Because the President likes it the bureaucracy follows… uptake of social networking tools is now rapidly expanding across the websites of government agencies in the US. See report from Time magazine.

http://www.time.com/time/politics/article/0,8599,1896482,00.html

Principles for Social Media Interaction

May 1, 2009


The NZ State Services Commission always has something sensible to add to our understanding of new media and the roles and responsibilities of government employees in this ever changing landcsape.

<http://www.ssc.govt.nz/display/document.asp?DocID=7160

Innovation and the Power of Ideas

April 15, 2009

Although not strictly a citizen engagement site, this link will take you to a fantastic collection of ideas presented across the disciplines by a vast range of thinkers and innovators using new media tools. Well worth a browse and may inspire a cross fertilisation of ideas for innovation within government as well.

http://www.ted.com/index.php/pages/view/id/5

Authenticity/blogs and vlogs

April 15, 2009

An interesting blog on allied themes exploring open government, social media, the use of video to communicate policy and other explorations.

http://lindseymmonroe.com/

Social Media Policy

April 9, 2009

A rich source of links to new media thinking and practice in the public sector. The UK in particular is very proactive in this space and makes us look a bit slow and timid.

http://ideapolicy.wordpress.com/2009/04/08/the-social-media-policy-landscape/

A Collection of New Media Analysis

April 3, 2009

A great repository of insightful analysis on the theme of new media, Web 2.0 and related issues. A thought provoking collection on aspects of the culture of communication and the new tools that are being employed in different ways and for different reasons by the generations.

http://www.zephoria.org/thoughts/bestof.html