On Monday I was on the morning radio show CBC DayBreak North, talking about the Social Media Policy for City Councillors, being brought forward to the Dawson Creek City Council that evening. In reading the policy, it was pretty obvious that there were two things going on;
1. Something had been shared or posted, by a member of the council, that wasn’t supposed to be posted or had put the City in a compromising position.
2. City of Dawson Creek management was adding this policy to protect their collective ass(ets).
The policy was pretty straight forward and there was a lot of “Using Social Media with some Common Sense” concepts, but there was one thing that REALLY stood out, for me. They (The City) wanted to distance themselves from anything that a Council member may say online.
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