Politics and the Internet

Jimmy Orr talked about politics and the Internet. Among the topics he addressed were developing campaign and public relations… read more

Jimmy Orr talked about politics and the Internet. Among the topics he addressed were developing campaign and public relations strategies for the Internet, creative use of online tools to present a political message, and potential pitfalls of Internet communications for political campaigns. He also responded to questions from the audience. 

Mr. Orr was named by the World Forum on E-Democracy as one of 25 people changing the world of the Internet and politics. Orr was White House e-communications director under President George Bush when he created “Ask the White House” and increased hits from 1 million to more than 20 million. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger hired Orr to transform his Internet presence and the governor’s interactive online forums set records. Now Orr is online editor of the Christian Science Monitor. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Steve Miller Staff Vice Chairman National Conference of State Legislatures
  • Jimmy Orr Editor Christian Science Monitor->Online

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Politics and the Internet

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Program ID:
200366-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Aug 27, 2007
Last Aired:
Aug 28, 2007

Airing Details

  • Aug 27, 2007 | 9:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 27, 2007 | 11:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 28, 2007 | 3:20am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 28, 2007 | 1:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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