Thursday, April 23, 2009

"Politics Online Conference" (video)

George Washington University's 11th Annual Politics Online Conference, with video from C-SPAN (60:00).

Howie P.S.: This session of the conference, "Elected and Connected: Uses, Dangers and Benefits of Being an Elected Official in a 2.0 World" featured elected incumbents talking about transparency and how they use the "new media" and how they see it being used in the future. Participants:

Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO)
Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R, WA-5)
Congressman Tim Ryan (D, OH-17)
Congressman Steve Israel (D, NY-2) (was delayed and joined the discussion in progress)

Ari Melber, The Nation's Net movement correspondent, moderated the discussion.

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