Mayor’s Office Announces Second Virtual Town Hall Meeting

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is hosting a second virtual town hall to take citizen’s questions via Facebook and Twitter. In August, the mayor hosted an online assembly through social networking that received a heavy response. Like before, Fischer will be joined by city officials and agency directors who will help him answer questions and respond… Continue reading Mayor’s Office Announces Second Virtual Town Hall Meeting

Mayor’s Staff Expecting Lively Virtual Town Hall

Mayor Greg Fischer and a team of city officials will be on hand later this month for Metro Government’s first-ever virtual town hall. The mayor’s “Talk to Greg” community meetings are typically held at schools across the city. But on the 15th, Fischer will invite Louisvillians to submit questions and comments to him on his… Continue reading Mayor’s Staff Expecting Lively Virtual Town Hall

Fischer Plans Town Hall on Facebook, Twitter

Continuing to expand the city’s use of social media, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has planned a virtual town hall meeting with citizens to answers questions and take suggestions via Facebook and Twitter. The online assembly is scheduled for August 15, beginning at 6p.m. and is being promoted as Fischer’s commitment to open, accessible government. “Whether… Continue reading Fischer Plans Town Hall on Facebook, Twitter

Mayor’s Office Defends Disaster Tweets

In the midst of a massive water main break Monday, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer once again tweeted information that was more optimistic than accurate when he announced service would be back to normal by Tuesday morning. Downtown employees and several businesses were still struggling to deal with the lack of adequate water pressure and possible… Continue reading Mayor’s Office Defends Disaster Tweets

Three Citizen Forums With Mayor Fischer Scheduled

The mayor’s office has announced the schedule and locations for three new upcoming meetings where residents can speak directly to Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer beginning later this month. Dubbed “Talk to Greg”, the sessions are held on the second Monday of each month at different locations throughout the city, where Fischer is joined by staff,… Continue reading Three Citizen Forums With Mayor Fischer Scheduled

"Facebook Effect" Author Coming To Louisville

By Rick Howlett The author of a new book about Facebook will be in Louisville this week to discuss his research into the social networking site and its extraordinary growth. David Kirkpatrick is a former senior editor for Internet and technogy at Fortune magazine. The book is called The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of… Continue reading "Facebook Effect" Author Coming To Louisville

Lose a job to Facebook?

On August 19th State of Affairs will be discussing Employers, Privacy and Social Media. It’s a fancy title that simply means, did your pictures of you doing an upside down tequila shot at your favorite college bar cost you that great job at the accounting firm? Or you, what about those “private” pictures you posted… Continue reading Lose a job to Facebook?