Trends in Online Government
Senior Research Specialist Aaron Smith discussed the Pew Internet Project’s findings related to e-government at Digital Government Institute’s annual conference.
Health 2.0 DC: Passion and Execution at Scale
I think conferences are deeply affected by the spirit of their host city. San Francisco has its hackers and dreamers, Boston has its entrepreneurs and ivy, Paris has its pomp and worldliness. At Health 2.0 DC yesterday, my city showed that it ha…
Health 2.0 Goes to Washington
Susannah Fox talked about mobile, social health (and the power of being in the capital) at the first DC Health 2.0 conference in Washington, DC.
Making Health Data Sing (Even If It’s A Familiar Song)
The innovators being showcased today at the Community Health Data Initiative event are examples of people who want to talk about health disparities AND do something about it.
Lessons and Highlights from the Gov 2.0 Expo
The Gov 2.0 Expo was a smorgasbord of policy, technology, and citizen engagement. Aaron Smith and Susannah Fox share their notes.
Leveraging Social Media and the Mobile Internet in Health Messaging
A synthesis of the Pew Internet Project’s most recent research related to health and the participatory news consumer.
Explaining racial differences in attitudes towards government use of social media
How do we explain the disparity between African-Americans’ and Hispanics’ views of the importance of government social media versus whites?
The Power of Data and the Power of One
If someone is motivated enough to dig, interested enough to analyze, and knowledgeable enough about their chosen topic to see data with fresh eyes, they can start a revolution…
The internet gives citizens new paths to government services and information.
FCC Comment: Empowering Parents and Protecting Children
This week we filed a public comment in response to the Federal Communications Notice of Inquiry on the issue of “Empowering Parents and Protecting Kids in an Evolving Media Landscape.”