[rohrpost] Re: Emerging research on Facebook-Native Politicians -
Live Hangout Q+A Dec 3/4
slc at publicus.net
Mon Dez 1 16:16:03 CET 2014
I look forward to our fun live exchanges this week on Facebook-Native
Politicians via Google Hangout.
Let's hare real stories and research from the leading edge of the
emerging "engagement generation" as they get elected to public office.
CORRECTION - The short presentation video to watch ahead of time was moved to
(watch from 5:00 for 30 minutes):
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Wed Dec 3 Europe/Americas:
Wed Dec 3 Americas Evening/Thu Dec 4 Asia Pacific
All the details:
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On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 7:47 AM, Steven Clift <slc at publicus.net> wrote:
> Presentation video, slides, blog posts, live Hangout event RSVPs for
> Dec 3/4 virtual Q and A:
> I have a completely fresh case study to share on what I am calling
> "Facebook-Native Politicians."
> Imagine if the new majority elected to your city council were on
> Facebook from their teen or college days - a decade of engaging
> socially online before becoming an elected representative.
> This is the new wired Minneapolis story. Seven new council members,
> elected at an average age of 33. This is a Facebook story and NOT a
> Twitter story.
> My 30 minute presentation starts just 5 minutes in:
> RSVP for the Q+A Hangouts:
> Dec 3 Europe/Americas:
> Dec 3 Americas Evening/Dec 4 Asia Pacific
> Discuss/share on Facebook:
> Huge thanks to Involve and the Centre for the Study of Democracy at
> the University of Westminster for hosting this event in London last
> month. The UK local councillors and Dan Jellinek provide some great
> context and contrasting views in the full webcast (which is nicely
> If you want to see further research and lesson sharing on this topic,
> please get in touch: clift at e-democracy.org - I'd like to build this
> out further and build a bridge across practitioner and academic worlds.
> Finally, if you know of other "Facebook Native Politicians" who engage
> constituents online, please introduce them to me so I can invite them
> to connect with their peers around the world: clift at e-democracy.org
> Steven Clift
> P.S. I view these Facebook engaged mostly local elected
> representatives as a crucial bridge for the open government movement.
> Most of them haven't heard much about "open government data" etc., but
> they have a digital openness and engagement instinct. My thought is
> that we should aggressively seek to connect with them "where they are"
> online in order to introduce them to the wider world of open
> government. This is why ironically, an engagement space on a closed
> system like Facebook Groups is needed:
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