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So What Do You Do, Jake Tapper, Sr. White House Correspondent, ABC News?
This 'politically agnostic' reporter dishes on his 'intimidating' new job in D.C. and how Tuesday's inauguration will change how he covers the Obama beat.

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Dayton's Rapid Direction Part of the SmartAmerica Challenge - Posted June 6, 2014
(BizJournals.com) Dayton-based Rapid Direction Inc. is part of a team that's working on the SmartAmerica Challenge, a White House Presidential Innovation Fellows effort focusing on tackling big challenges to boost the economy. Rapid Direction's Smart Shape Technology is centered on an embedded chip to store design and other d... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Morning Media Newsfeed: WH Probes CIA Press Leak | Katz, Lenfest Win Inquirer Bidding | New Abramson/NYT Details - Posted May 28, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: WH Probes CIA Press Leak | Katz, Lenfest Win Inquirer Bidding | New Abramson/NYT Details - Posted May 28, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Cast Of 'Star Wars: Episode VII' - Posted May 6, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by ce... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Facebook Buys Oculus | Atlantic Makes Changes | Amazon Credits eBooks - Posted March 26, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Facebook Buys Oculus | Atlantic Makes Changes | Amazon Credits eBooks - Posted March 26, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Mark Zuckerberg Not Pacified By White House Meeting On Government Surveillance - Posted March 24, 2014
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and five other technology executives me... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Turkey Bans Twitter | Netflix CEO Blasts ISPs | Carney Not Prompted - Posted March 21, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Turkey Bans Twitter | Netflix CEO Blasts ISPs | Carney Not Prompted - Posted March 21, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

3D Systems Teams Up With the White House to Transform American Manufacturing - Posted March 14, 2014
(MarketWatch) 3D Systems announced that it is teaming up with the White House, UI Labs, the Department of Defense and other industry and academic organizations on its recently announced Digital Lab for Manufacturing. Headed by UI Labs and located in Chicago, the Digital Lab for Manufactur... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Tributes To The Late Harold Ramis - Posted February 28, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and v... [AllFacebook]

THIS JUST IN: White House Forced to Consider Deporting Justin Bieber - Posted January 30, 2014
To President Obama's credit, he had a forum established for the minions of this country to have a voice. Granted, it comes with a few catches but at least the door to get someone to hear you -- someone that may actually matter (no real promise there) -- is open for those... [PRNewser]

Is This the 'Most Secretive White House' in U.S. History? - Posted January 28, 2014
That bold claim came forth last week, loaded with ire directed at one President Barack Obama--if that's his real name [cue the Law & Order doink doink]. The vitr... [PRNewser]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You The Golden Globes Awards - Posted January 17, 2014
Facebook Week... [AllFacebook]

Jonathan Allen to Join Bloomberg News - Posted January 15, 2014
A memo received from Bloomberg News earlier today announced that Jonathan Allen will join Bloomberg's Washington bureau coming from POLITICO where he served as ... [FishbowlDC]

Instagram's 13 Top Moments Of 2013 - Posted December 16, 2013
Instagram revealed its ... [AllFacebook]

Oh Look, the White House Made a Typo - Posted December 12, 2013
#GetCovered because your mom will have peace of mind (and you will as well). http://t.co/GNfbftrfo3, pic.twitter.com/AP3HLgeQBV -- The White House (@WhiteHouse) December 12, 2013 We would follow the response to th... [AgencySpy]

Oh Look, the White House Made a Typo - Posted December 12, 2013
#GetCovered because your mom will have peace of mind (and you will as well). http://t.co/GNfbftrfo3, pic.twitter.com/AP3HLgeQBV -- The White House (@WhiteHouse) December 12, 2013 We would follow the response to th... [PRNewser]

News Corp Names Former Clinton White House Rep to Top Comms Role - Posted December 4, 2013
The streams have crossed, people. News Corp, the "multinational media company" formed as a spinoff of boss Rupert Murdoch's larger, identically named venture in 2013, ... [PRNewser]

White House Press Team to Angry Photojournalists: 'Here's Your Damn Picture' - Posted November 22, 2013
Some journalists with cameras are mad at the White House for over-managing the message by prohibiting them from attending "private" events like the signing of new laws and releasing its own pics via its own streams instead. Yesterday the Associated Press and other major news organizations delivered a letter to press secretary... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: White House Photo Spat | Spayd Named CJR EIC | NBCU Wants AllThingsD - Posted November 22, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: White House Photo Spat | Spayd Named CJR EIC | NBCU Wants AllThingsD - Posted November 22, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

White House Uses Climate Change Hashtag to Announce More Oil Drilling - Posted November 14, 2013
We haven't been able to review President Obama's "yes, we botched the product launch" press conference today, but here's an interesting case of the White House team spinning on social. RT the good news: For the 1st time in nearly two decades, we're importing less oil than we're produ... [PRNewser]

13 Political Metaphors More Annoying Than the Government Shutdown - Posted October 15, 2013
"My metaphorical cup is this full..." Retreat to your cocoon, adjust your tin foil hat, pull the wool over your eyes and get ready to drink the Kool-Aid, sheeple--it's time for a lesson in messages more infuriat... [PRNewser]

Instagram Turns Three; Shares 10 Favorite Moments - Posted October 7, 2013
Happy third birthday to Instagram, which launched Oct. 6, 2010. Whi... [AllFacebook]

The White House Just PR Failed All Over Itself - Posted October 4, 2013
The competition for "most counterproductive comment made to the media" during this whole shutdown saga is over, and it's not even close: some super-genius "anonymous source" from the White House supposedly told The Wall Street Journal last night that: "'We are winning...It doesn't really matter to us' how long the shutdown lasts... [PRNewser]

Facebook's Graph Search Results Will Now Include Posts, Status Updates - Posted September 30, 2013
Facebook's Graph Search just got a lot more robust, as the social network ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Engineer Carlos Bueno Pens Kids' Novel On Computer Science, Critical Thinking - Posted September 23, 2013
Facebook Engineer Carlos Bueno does more than work on the world's largest social network. Bueno is the author of Lauren Ipsum, a novel about computer science and critical thinking, aimed at k... [Lost Remote]

White House Taps Baltimore Ravens to Promote 'Obamacare' Enrollment - Posted September 4, 2013
Don't worry, your ears are fine--that click-clack you're hearing is the sound of a thousand conservative bloggers registering their disapproval of Super Bowl champions the Baltimore Ravens. Today the White House and the state of Maryland ... [PRNewser]

White House Introduces New Obama Puppy On Twitter - Posted August 20, 2013
Twitter is the platform of the moment for breaking news, from Whitney Houston's death to the assassination of Osama bin Laden - and the debut of Sunny, the 1-year-old female Portuguese Wate... [AllTwitter]

White House Lands On Instagram - Posted June 26, 2013
The White House today launched an Instagram account, Mr. Obama's social media team tweeted. The team is very careful about passing itself off as the actual voice of the president: Tweets posted by him are followed by "-bo." Today's tweet also included a disclosure that not all future Instagram photos will be... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Oopsy! - Posted June 18, 2013
Yesterday, the White House released a transcript of a press briefing with Ben Rhodes, deputy national security advisor, that had a pretty big typo. Talkin... [FishbowlDC]

White House Considers Executive Order to Combat Patent Trolls - Posted June 5, 2013
(White House) The White House introduced a study for an executive order intended to combat patent trolling, the practice of buying patents to take advantage of U.S. liability culture. Patents have been a significant obstacle to progress and innovation in the 3D printing sector for some time now. The Wh... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Obama Plays Up 3D Printing's Military Applications - Posted May 13, 2013
(PCWorld) President Barack Obama thinks 3D printing can play a role in strengthening the military and America's sagging manufacturing industry. Several different applications of the technology were identified by the president as part of a $200 million federally funded competition to create three manufacturing... [Inside 3D Printing News]

The White House Is Now 'Tumbling Things' - Posted April 26, 2013
When bills become infographics and the President's speeches are reduced to animated gifs, it can only mean one thing: the White House has officially joined Tumblr. Look out, Internet. The socially savvy Obama administration knows its memes. Its first blog post shows how official government news and public debate will look when... [SocialTimes.com]

Associated Press @AP and @AP_Mobile Twitter Accounts Hacked - Posted April 23, 2013
An alarming rumor circulated through Twitter today that the White House had been bombed and that President Obama had been injured. The source? The Associated Press, a reputable news organization whose Twitter account was hacked. At 1:07 p.m. ET, the @AP account tweeted the following message: "Breaking: Two Explosions in... [SocialTimes.com]

Deja Vu for TIME's Miller - Posted April 16, 2013
Being a journalist intent on using Twitter to push every single aspect of a story has its ups and downs. How do you decide what's interesting, engaging and new? You certainly don't want to tweet the same thing over and over again? You want to keep it fresh. Unless you're TIME's... [FishbowlDC]

Minnesota Senator Introducing Bill to Legalize Cell Phone Unlocking - Posted March 6, 2013
Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) announced her decision to introduce a bill this week to legalize cell phone unlocking. This decision comes just a day after the Whi... [Inside Mobile Apps]

White House Supports Petition to Make Cell Phone Unlocking Legal - Posted March 4, 2013
Over 114,000 petitioners asked the White House to legalize the practice of unlocking cell phones, and they might get their wish. The official response agrees wholeheartedly: The White House agrees with the 114,000+ of you who believe that consumers should be able to... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Yes, The White House Is Full of Sci-Fi Nerds - Posted March 1, 2013
The press, which happens to consist of a bunch of nerds, gave President Obama a bit of flack today for supposedly confusing the Star Wars "Jedi Mind Trick" with the Star Trek "Vulcan Mind Meld", thereby creating the "Jedi Mind Meld" meme during a speech on some extremely important topic that... [AgencySpy]

Are You Ready for the State of the Union? - Posted February 12, 2013
I'm all a-Twitter for tonight's State of the Union address. Already, #SOTU is trending as media outlets and organizations prep for the big event. And, already, ... [10,000 Words]

ASGK Acquires Plesser Holland - Posted January 18, 2013
ASGK Public Strategies, founded by former White House advisor David Axelrod and Eric Sedler, has acquired most of ... [PRNewser]

White House Changing Policies to Open Up More Data... - Posted January 8, 2013
...and make it machine readable. Jason Miller of Federal News Radio reports, "White House technology leaders are close to issuing a new policy that will change the way agencies release data to the public. Todd Park, th... [semanticweb.com]

White House Changing Policies to Open Up More Data... - Posted January 8, 2013
...and make it machine readable. Jason Miller of Federal News Radio reports, "White House technology leaders are close to issuing a new policy that will change the way agencies release data to the public. Todd Park, th... [AllTwitter]

Mayors Against Illegal Guns Launches 'Demand a Plan' Campaign - Posted December 21, 2012
The social advocacy organization Mayors Against Illegal Guns, co-chaired by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas M. Meninio... [PRNewser]

Major Garrett Tweaks Twitter Handle - Posted December 4, 2012
One of the most prolific tweeters that we follow is Major Garrett. The brand new Chief White House Correspondent for CBS/Columnist for National Journal takes his Twitter feed to... [FishbowlDC]

Presidential Turkey Pardon Put To A Facebook Vote - Posted November 21, 2012
Every Thanksgiving since 1989, the president of the U.S. has given an official pardon to a turkey, sparing the gobbler from ending up on a silver platter. This year, President Barack Obama is letting Facebook users decide which turkey will be pardoned Wednesday: Gobbler or Cobbler. ... [AllFacebook]

With ThingLink, Interactive Images in Tweets - Posted November 19, 2012
We've given ThingLink a lot of love here at 10,000 Words, but the easy-to-use interactive image-maker merits another post because of its new functionality: working on the Twitters. Users can now share an image on Twitter complete with any created ThingLink meta-data, and ... [TVSpy]

Major Garrett Heads to CBS - Posted November 18, 2012
Major Garrett will be returning to TV and the White House. Effective November 26, Garrett will take over as White House Correspondent for CBS News. CBS is a television partner of National Journal, where Garrett currently serves as ... [TVNewser]

Major Garrett Heads to CBS - Posted November 18, 2012
Major Garrett will be returning to TV and the White House. Effective November 26, Garrett will take over as White House Correspondent for CBS News. CBS is a television partner of National Journal, where Garrett currently serves as ... [FishbowlDC]

In Defense of Himself: Daily Caller's Neil Munro - Posted November 16, 2012
On Thursday National Journal's George Condon ... [FishbowlDC]

White House Soup of the Day - Posted November 13, 2012
The White House Soup of the Day, as reported by MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" is... 15 Bean. "I think there should be the official soup of the fiscal cliff -- 15 bean -- because these negotaitons have to have a little bit of everything..a legume here, a legume there, taxes, entitlements, cuts, all... [FishbowlDC]

Obama To MTV: No Facebook Profile For Malia - Posted October 29, 2012
President ... [AllFacebook]

White House Pool Prize - Posted October 19, 2012
Yahoo! News' Olivier Knox gets the prize for last night's post midnight Pool Report for a couple of reasons. 1. He managed to make no news entertaining. 2. We like his self-deprecating vibe. 3... [FishbowlDC]

Quotation Approval: PR No-No or Standard Practice? - Posted September 18, 2012
Media personalities have made a bit of hay this week over the fact that the White House requested and received the right to review and approve of all the quotes that... [PRNewser]

It's Official: Rahm Emanuel Does NOT Like Nickelback - Posted September 12, 2012
In a moment of clarity crucial to our nation's past, present and future, a spokesperson for Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel (you know, ... [PRNewser]

"Green" DC Lobbying Firm Suddenly Loves Biofuels - Posted September 10, 2012
One unspoken law rules the PR industry: the client's interests always come first. And if the interests of a certain client happen to directly contradict the interests of a former client? Well, that's just the way the game is played. Still, we can't help but feel a little awkward when reading about... [AgencySpy]

Presidential Innovation Fellows Program Launched - Posted August 24, 2012
Todd Park of the White House blog recently discussed the upcoming launch of the Presidential Innovation Fellows program. He writes, "This new initiative is bringing in top innovators from outside government to ... [semanticweb.com]

Tech and Govt. Vets Form Dream Team Firm - Posted August 14, 2012
Big names, big news: Eastwick--a tech communications agency that helped build some of Silicon Valley's biggest brands over more than two decades in the business--has offici... [PRNewser]

President Uses Twitter, Breathes Oxygen Like Other Humans - Posted August 7, 2012
In case you wondered how the world's most visible face interacts with the followers of his office's official Twitter feed, the White House has released this in-no-way-heavy-hitting video documenting a few moments in the life of @WhiteHouse. While we can't pretend to be terribly impressed, we will admit that the President... [PRNewser]

White House to Host Google+ Hangout to Explain Refinancing Program to Homeowners - Posted July 10, 2012
The White House is hosting a Google+ Hangout on Air to discuss mortgage refinancing options with homeowners. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan will join the hangout moderated by the real estate marketplace Zillow, Inc. at 3:15 p.m. EDT on Thursday, July 12th. ... [SocialTimes.com]

White House CTO To Participate In Twitter Chat Today At 2pm ET - Posted April 24, 2012
The White House's Chief Technical Officer Todd Park (@Todd_Park) will be participating in a Twitter chat today at 2pm ET, answering questions about how the Obama administration is embracing technology. Park is participating in the ... [AllTwitter]

Facebook Director Of Engineering To Participate In White House Council On Women And Girls Panel - Posted April 23, 2012
Facebook Director of Engineering Jocelyn Goldfe... [AllFacebook]

Google Street View Takes You On A Tour Of The White House [Video] - Posted April 5, 2012
Last year The Google Art Project and YouTube partnered to bring you virtual tours of famous museums around the globe. This month, the Google Art project and Google Street View team have gotten together to bring you another nifty project--a virtual ... [SocialTimes.com]

White House Creates Blueprint for Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights - Posted February 27, 2012
The Obama administration has announced a blueprint for a consumer privacy bill of rights. The President's cover letter to the proposal stated, "Never has ... [semanticweb.com]

White House Publishes Open Innovator's Toolkit - Posted February 14, 2012
The White House's Open Government Initiative has published a toolkit of twenty resources for open data innovators. According to the toolkit website, "President Obama emphasize... [semanticweb.com]

What Does #40Dollars Mean To You? The White House Wants To Know - Posted December 22, 2011
The White House is once again turning to Twitter to champion a cause and shame their political rivals. They've asked Twitter users what #40dollars means to them, in response to the House Republicans rejecting a Senate compromise to extend a payroll tax cut earlier this week. And within hours,... [AllTwitter]

Thousands Telling Washington What 40 Dollars Means to Them - Posted December 21, 2011
The #40dollars hashtag is popping up all over Twitter thanks to a White House outreach effort asking ordinary citizens to tell Washington (the Republicans really) what $40 means to them. The effort was launched in light of Congressional push back against the Senate- ... [PRNewser]

The White House's Kosher Kitchen - Posted December 20, 2011
Besides well wishes from the President and First Lady for the ... [PRNewser]

White House Videographer Arun Chaudhary Inks Book Deal - Posted September 13, 2011
White House videographer Arun Chaudhary has landed a book deal with Henry Holt & Company's Times Books division. The book is slated for a summer 2012 release. Chaudhary will tell the story of how he went from teaching at New York University professor to documenting Barack Obama... [GalleyCat]

White House: Twitter Played Role in Budget Deal - Posted August 1, 2011
White House communications director Dan Pfeiffer admitted to Brian Stelter of The New York Times that the deluge of tweets directed toward lawmakers, encouraged last Friday by President Barack Obama, were a factor in the agreement between... [SocialTimes.com]

Follow Today's White House Town Hall With The Obama Dashboard From TwitSprout - Posted July 6, 2011
In less than an hour, President Obama will be answering questions in the first ever White House Twitter Town Hall. If you're interested in following along with the President's answers to questions on jobs and the economy, the TwitSprout team has put together a ... [AllTwitter]

Vice President Joe Biden Joins Twitter - Posted July 5, 2011
Despite it being a national holiday, the Vice President was hard at work this Fourth of July. Vice President Biden and his staff set up a Twitter account, the first for his office, and sent out the very first tweet on Monday. Just two weeks after ... [AllTwitter]

Politico & Random House To Partner for 2012 Election eBooks - Posted June 27, 2011
Random House has teamed up with Politico to create a series of four instant eBooks about the 2012 presidential election. The series (currently untitled) will only be available in digital format. According to ... [GalleyCat]

White House Optimizes Social Media Just In Time For Election Season [STATS] - Posted June 14, 2011
Last week, the White House conducted a "non-scientific" study of its Twitter followers and Facebook fans, to see how they interact with the governmental heavyweight. And the timing couldn't be better for a social media revamp, as election season is just around the corner. The stats that the Whit... [AllTwitter]

WH Social Media Followers Want to Chat with the President - Posted June 10, 2011
The White House conducted informal surveys of its followers on Facebook and Twitter in an effort to find out where they can make improvements and in the process learned a thing or three about who follows them. Among the learnings: 50 percent of the respondents on Facebook were over 50 years old... [PRNewser]

White House Creates "Rapid Response" Twitter Account - Posted May 25, 2011
The avatar in this article might not look like one from an official White House online presence, but it is. It's the face of the new Director of Progressive Media & Online Response, Jesse Lee, who will be tweeting in an official capacity from @jesseclee44, in the hopes of pr... [AllTwitter]

Tracking the Trail From Silicon Valley to Washington D.C., and Back - Posted March 28, 2011
President Barack Obama's claim as the first "Web 2.0 president," along with his ties to the tech industry, may be getting a little deeper with rumors of two impending personnel moves between his presidency and Silicon Valley. Obama, of course, was not the first politician to use Web 2.0 technologies to r... [SocialTimes.com]

Libya, Border Violence and NFL Lockout topics at Obama/Calderon Newser - Posted March 3, 2011
After an opening statement about his meeting with Mexican President Felipe Calderon, Pres. Obama gave remarks on the situation in Libya and then took questions. CNN, Fox News and MSNBC all carried the statements and the questions which followed. ... [TVNewser]

Jay Carney Takes Over @PressSec Twitter Account - Posted February 28, 2011
The @PressSec Twitter account is back in business, now in the hands of new White House press secretary Jay Carney, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

White House Explains 'Startup America' with Markers - Posted February 11, 2011
Still confused about Presidant Obama's Startup America program? Well, Austan Goolsbee, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, has drawn everything out for you on a w... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Does Using Twitter Make the White House "Transparent"? - Posted December 22, 2010
The White House is stepping up its social media presence - possibly in response to the strength of Republicans on Twitter and elsewhere online - by holding Twitter question periods. Press Secretary Robert Gibbs answered a questions specifically about Twitter a... [AllTwitter]

NASA, White House, and PETA Top Digital Index - Posted November 24, 2010
Findings from the first-ever Digital IQ Index for the Public Sector are out and the top in "digital competence" are NASA, the White House, a... [PRNewser]

Follow the White House on Twitter, 8 Different Ways (Plus One!) - Posted November 17, 2010
The White House is proud of its Twitter presence, and wants the citizens of America to know it. It recently published a blog post on the official White House Blog... [AllTwitter]

White House Comment on Midterms Will Come at 1p.m. ET - Posted November 3, 2010
After losing the House of Representatives but holding on to the Senate in the midterm elections yesterday, White House officials are carefully c... [PRNewser]

Trouble at the White House: Bill O'Reilly & George Stephanopoulos, Discuss - Posted October 14, 2010
As Alex mentioned earlier, Fox News broke in to "The O'Reilly Factor" to carry live coverage of the final two Chilean miners being rescued, with coverage anchored by Shepard Smith. That meant the final 40 or so minutes of the pre-taped "Factor" was interrupted during the 8pmET airing. T... [TVNewser]

The RDFa initiative in Drupal 7, and how it will impact the Semantic Web - Posted April 28, 2010
Date: April 30, 2010, 11:00AM (1 hour)Register: View the Recorded WebcastQ&A: Q&A Session for "The RDFa initiative in Drupal 7, and how it will impact the Semantic Web"Attachment: ... [semanticweb.com]

A Giant Whooshing Sound - Posted April 21, 2010
Did you hear that sound this week? The giant whooshing sound? There was a great disturbance in the Force, as if thousands of Semantic Web academics, implementors and enthusiasts sighed in unison and their critics were silenced. I believe something wonderful has happened. With apologies to Mr. Lucas, I don't think that... [semanticweb.com]

White House shift to open-source Web system draws mostly praise - GCN.com - Posted October 29, 2009
... [semanticweb.com]

oeGOV Initiative Aims to Improve Government Transparency through Semantic Web Vocabularies - Press release - Posted October 27, 2009
TopQuadrant Publishes Government Ontologies to Create Standard Data Exchange International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2009 – WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 27, 2009 - TopQuadrant™, the global leader in Semantic Web application development technology, today announced oeGOV, an initiative for creating an open, W3C Semantic Web standards-based set of ontology models to... [semanticweb.com]

What Do You Think of the White House's Attacks on Fox News? - Posted October 12, 2009
As we've noted over the last week, the White House has gone on a PR offensive against Fox News, calling out the network in TIME magazine, CNN and The New York Times... [PRNewser]

White House Posting "Talking Points" on Blog Daily; What Are The Implications for PR? - Posted September 29, 2009
The White House is now posting the administration's communications focus, along with talking points, daily on the Whitehouse.gov blog. In... [PRNewser]

September 2009: The Semantic Web Gang discuss Government data and data.gov - Posted September 22, 2009
Podcast LinkIn September’s episode of the Semantic Web Gang we are joined by Brand Niemann of the United States’ Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a discussion of efforts to apply semantic technologies to Government data in the USA and elsewhere. During the conversation, we refer to the following resources; apps.gov, and Vivek Kundra’s... [semanticweb.com]

Data.gov ... What impact will it have and how important is it? - Posted May 22, 2009
I'm following yesterday's Data.gov launch rather closely, and I assume many of the readers of Semantic Universe are doing the same.  For more details go to...no surprise...http://www.data.gov/ (!!) This is open data/linked data going really mainstream, with the backing of the White House.  I have to believe it will be reported on and publicized... [semanticweb.com]

White House Aide Resigns Over Flyover - Posted May 8, 2009
End of the week news just came out of the White House on the eve of the White House Correspondents' Dinner when no one is really paying attention. Louis Caldera, director of the White House Military Office, resigned today after organizing the fak... [Fishbowl NY]

White House Aide Resigns Over Flyover - Posted May 8, 2009
End of the week news just came out of the White House on the eve of the White House Correspondents' Dinner when no one is really paying attention. Louis Caldera, director of the White House Military Office, resigned today after organizing the fak... [FishbowlNY]

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