Tag: politics

A (Political) Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

National conventions, running mate selections and finger-pointing advertising will no doubt consume the media for the next few months. For the politically-wary, Tuesday, November 6 cannot come fast enough, but for political commentators and journalists alike, the circus show is just starting. We all bear witness to each President’s love/hate relationship with the media. Regardless of your party affiliation, we can all use a break from the campaigning every once in a while. With this in mind, I bring you, the funniest candid pictures of U.S. presidents…EVER.

Can Technology Make Government More Responsive?

Raise your hand if you agree with this statement: Government could not be more responsive to citizens’ needs. Cue the crickets. “I was becoming increasingly frustrated with my inability to get responses to letters I’d written and other efforts I made to contact my elected representatives,” Tim Yale told me about his inspiration to co-found TellDC […]

the effect of social media on elections in 2010 and beyond

With the November election season quickly approaching, one has to wonder just how much of an impact social media platforms will have on the upcoming results. I had the pleasure of attending the “Going Viral: How Campaigns Are Using Social Media” yesterday evening at the Jack Morton Auditorium on the campus of George Washington University. […]