Busy week for social media, politics, technology and more. Check out what we’re reading this week:
PRWeek, “Analysis: The Rise of the Social Media Client”- Corporations begin to dissolve the digital department and give rise to a new model as social media knowledge disseminates across organizations.
PR News, “Is There a Case for Digital Public Affairs?” – “Digital public affairs” is no longer a contradiction, as consumer and NGOs increasingly demand transparency online.
Chicago Tribune, “Graphic: Effects of a Government Shutdown” - If Congress us unable to reach on federal spending, we find ourselves facing effects similar to 1996’s 21-day government shutdown.
TechCrunch, “LinkedIn Unveils A More Open Developer Platform With Lightweight, Customizable Plugins” – LinkedIn finally launches its “Recommend” button, and it opens up its interface to make content more accessible to developers.
PRWeek, “USA Today Creates Hyperlocal News Outlets” – Chicago sports PR practitioners will be pleased to hear that USA Today announced today the launch of the “Chicago Extra”, a regular 8-page supplement of sports content and fan engagement.
Consumer Reports, “6 Tips for Surviving the Epsilon E-mail Fiasco” – Check out some of these spam survival tips in the wake of the recent data break-in at online marketer, Epsilon.
Chicago Tribune, “Stone, Lyle Lose as Chicago City Council Gets Makeover” – In addition to a new mayor, more than one-third of Chicago’s City Council will be replaced by new alderman in Tuesday’s runoff elections.