Muslim group demands public records after county communications staffer posts anti-Islamic message

From Palm Beach Post: One of the state’s leading Muslim groups on Friday asked Palm Beach County officials to turn over all of the social media comments made on county computers by a public affairs employee who posted an anti-Islamic message on his private Facebook page.


Social Media: An Opportunity and a Threat for Public Entities

From Local Open Government Blog:

Social media is an issue for local government everywhere as shown by the Jackson (Mississippi) Fire Department’s recent foray into internet posting policies. A disgruntled former employee created a Facebook post with unsavory information about the Fire Department, forcing the Department into a conversation about its social media policy.