TVNewser FishbowlNY AgencySpy TVSpy LostRemote PRNewser SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

White House Uses New Media to Get Health Care Message Back on Track

The White House debuted this video earlier today to respond to a Drudge posting that claimed to show President Obama explaining how his health care reform plans eventually would eliminate private insurance, the AP reports.

Facts Are Stubborn Things” was created by the White House’s new media office, headed up by Macon Phillips. It runs about three minutes and features Linda Douglass, now the White House Office of Health Reform’s communications director, but who was also a network news correspondent.

Douglas says the site is “taking sentences and phrases out of context, and they’re cobbling them together to leave a very false impression.”

Mediabistro Course

Social Media 201

Social Media 201Starting October 13Social Media 201 picks up where Social Media 101 leaves off, to provide you with hands-on instruction for gaining likes, followers, retweets, favorites, pins, and engagement. Social media experts will teach you how to make social media marketing work for your bottom line and achieving your business goals. Register now!