Balancing personal feelings and political campaigning
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Balancing personal feelings and political campaigning

Ms. Stintz was spectactular when she said “Rob Ford’s comments were gross.” Then, I feel she made two campaigning slips.

Digital public affairs view of Comscore’s 2014 Digital Future in Focus report
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Digital public affairs view of Comscore’s 2014 Digital Future in Focus report

Comscore’s 2014 Digital Future in Focus report contains a wealth of information for digital public affairs practitioners.

NationBuilder is helping transform digital public affairs (podcast)
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NationBuilder is helping transform digital public affairs (podcast)

NationBuilder is among the most powerful, most affordable, and most scalable digital public affairs tools. Mike and Edward explain how.

Tweet count is a shot across the bow for traditional pollsters
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Tweet count is a shot across the bow for traditional pollsters

A new study identifies a correlation (not causation) of tweet count to election victories. Analysis of the recent BC election validates the findings.

Conversation with Preston Manning (podcast)
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Conversation with Preston Manning (podcast)

Preston Manning shares his views on the role of social media in politics, issue campaigns and making sure the right message is presented the right way on the most effective channel(s).

Conversation with MP Marc Garneau (podcast)
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Conversation with MP Marc Garneau (podcast)

Liberal MP Marc Garneau on social media in election and leadership campaigns, Twitter as a tool of intelligence, good-natured online political interplay online and Chris Hadfield’s tweets from space.

Conversation with MP Charlie Angus (podcast)
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Conversation with MP Charlie Angus (podcast)

NDP MP Charlie Angus shares his thoughts on political adversarialism as it plays out online between politicians, and politicians and the public. He also offers thoughts for behavioural improvement.

Montreal’s SPVM: a case study of social media in public safety and law enforcement
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Montreal’s SPVM: a case study of social media in public safety and law enforcement

Using Twitter, Melissa Carol of Montreal’s SPVM (police service) was instrumental in maintaining public safety and order during the Manifencours protests.

Conversation with MP Dan Albas (podcast)
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Conversation with MP Dan Albas (podcast)

Listen to an abridged conversation with Conservative MP Dan Albas. Mr. Albas shares his thoughts on blogging and tweeting, what John Manley taught him, and creating a virtual Parliament on the Internet.

Digital Future in Focus for public affairs
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Digital Future in Focus for public affairs

Comscore’s Digital Future in Focus is another wake-up call on the use of mobile in search, web browsing, online services and mobile payments.

Idle No More at two months: top 10 (part 6/6)
By January 25, 2013 1 Comments Read More →

Idle No More at two months: top 10 (part 6/6)

‘Drivers’ and celebrities help energize a movement as illustrated by the top 10 tweeters and tweets of the first two months of Idle No More.

Idle No More at two months: geography (part 5/6)
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Idle No More at two months: geography (part 5/6)

Canada accounted for 79% of all chatter, followed by the United States (16%). The remainder of international mentions combined for 6% of all traffic.