MRSC Insight Blog
Posts for Social Media
Private companies can discipline or fire employees for offensive personal social media posts. However public employers cannot retaliate against their employees in the same way due to First Amendment rights to free speech. This blog shows how the courts weigh this tension.
This post is about giving local governments some information on how and what a good approach to take is when addressing public comments on their Facebook or other social media pages.
The importance and complexity of social media have turned this once fledgling activity into a critical piece of government communication resources and it may be time for your organization to take it more seriously.
Social media is a powerful tool for engagement, but often a nightmare for public records officers. We interviewed Leslie Koziara Turner with the State Archives to see what strategies local governments can use to manage their social media records.
Local governments are jumping into the social media arena to disseminate important information and gauge public opinion, but social media can be a double-edged sword. We've put together a few key elements you should consider prior to diving in.