How can local governments communicate if the only sources of information left are the social media? They have to create an army of informed and engaged citizens willing to speak up when others spread rumors and falsehoods.
The difference between being a leader and being a good one is perspective. Here are some ways of gaining the perspective that today’s urban areas require.
How can we spread responsibility more broadly in communities? The Internet offers exciting new ways.
How will social networking affect communities and their leadership? It will dramatically lower the cost of community organizing. We’ll see more protest groups but we’ll see something far more important: an era of shared responsibility.