On the heels of a previous post about government and social media and in light of one of my former jobs as a Naval Officer I thought it would be good to take a look at how the U.S. Navy is currently engaging the social Web. Helena Dobbins from over at Campbell-Ewald (U.S. Navy is […]

Once in awhile I like to take a look at how social media is being utilized by government and politicians. It’s not often, but hey, it’s nailed me an Associate Professor position at the best online social media university (when’s that first paycheck coming Lee?). On a serious note, today is a monumental, historic day. […]

I’ve always been intrigued by how Government would adopt social media. Having worked as a Public Affairs Officer in the U.S. Navy, I’m privy to the heavy bureaucratic constraints that often make it seem darn near impossible to push projects along and meet deadlines. Our communications process and structure in the Navy was very defined. […]