YouTube and Congress Reach Detente

Remember the hoop-dee-do-dah in 2008 about Congressional use of social media? As the 111th Congress debuts, YouTube has released two hubs, and where citizens can check out their Senators or Representatives. Here's hoping that sharp eyes keep a lookout for content that crosses the line from governing to electioneering. Remember: it's not legal to campaign with government resources. And even though this resource is privately offered, it's endorsed officially and should be used for governance only. Mark my words: that restriction is going to be hard to enforce. …continue reading →