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  • Avoid the “ring scam” – August 10, 2019

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. How protect yourself from the “ring scam.” That’s when you get a phone call from a number you don’t know and the call stops after just one ring and when you return the call you are billed for the use of an expensive international toll line.  We also meet the co-founder of Instagram.

  • Russian internet and the co-founder of Instagram – May 4, 2019

    Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ. Sponsored by Stratford University. Russia wants its own internet. And we meet the co-founder of Instagram.

  • VIDEO: Fed unions protest on day of federal court challenge to executive orders

    Ahead of oral arguments in federal district court on Wednesday, federal employee unions showed their disapproval of three recent executive orders from President Donald Trump.

  • The power of social media

    Danielle Brigida, national social media manager for the US Fish and Wildlife Service, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss how federal agencies use Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media programs. June 18, 2018

  • Soldier for Life finds social media success when reaching out to service members

    A program aimed at helping transitioning soldiers is building its social media presence.

  • Should agencies post stupid cat pictures?

    TSA puts a human face on itself with social media, including a human face with a pancake on it.

  • 11 government Instagram accounts to follow

    Social media has become a useful tool for federal agencies to show off the work they do every day.

  • All things social

    Geoff Livingston, president of Tenacity5 Media will discuss the state of social media with host Mark Amtower. August 24, 2015

  • All things social

    Geoff Livingston, president of Tenacity5 Media will discuss the state of social media with host Mark Amtower. March 2, 2015

  • Tim Fullerton, Director of Digital Strategy, Department of the Interior

    If you’re searching for ways to improve your agency’s social media game, look no further than the Interior Department. The DOI has racked up 247,000 Twitter followers and 382,000 Instagram followers. It’s finding creative ways to use other platforms. Interior’s photos of Alaskan bears and Texan bobcats don’t hurt, but there’s more to it than fuzzy animal pictures. Tim Fullerton, Interior’s director of digital strategy, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to talk about his agency’s social media success.