News and views on social media in state and local government in one tidy little package.
Chris Weidel, new media manager in the Nashville Mayor's Office, keeps a sticky note on her desk with a list of former haters who have come around to the city's side. Her fixation on conversion is both practical and strategic: "People can be really stubborn, especially when you're not face to face," she says, "but once you win them over, they are stubborn for us and they're helping spread that message."
Chris and panel also provide some (unsolicited) practical advice and encouragement for Chippewa County, Wis., as it contemplates taking the plunge into social media.
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