Digital and social media are changing how government institutions, political campaigns and trade associations communicate and achieve their goals. Below is a roundup of the more interesting stories that we have read over the last month:
Digital and Social Media
Business Insider provides an analysis of social media demographics and the surprising identity of each major social network.
Gigaom reports on Google’s new ad policy and how to avoid appearing in Google ads.
Alan Mutter of Reflections of a Newsosaur , asks the question “Are newspapers losing their mass media mojo?”
Gov 2.0 and Public Affairs
Nextgov reports how thwarted users vent about the Obamacare website on Facebook.
The Atlantic Magazine reports how the City of Chattanooga, Tennessee developed its own font “Chatype” through a Kickstarter campaign.
Nextgov reports how Congress.gov replaces Thomas.gov as the source for legislative bills and committee information on Capitol Hill.
Campaigns and Elections
Advertising Age examines how data is redefining political TV ads.
TechPresident analyzes the role of digital and big data in election 2013.
Politico reports how Twitter is a mixed blessing for political flacks.
In a Foxnews.com opinion piece, John Jordan, a member of the Hoover Institution’s Board of Overseers at Stanford University, offers a donor’s guide to making your money count in politics.
These were some of Arc 3’s most interesting reads in digital and social and public affairs over the last month. What were your favorite stories? Let us know if there is a neat story that we missed! We’d love to hear from you.