Wikipedia defines a blog as:
(a contraction of the term "Web log") is a Web site, usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse-chronological order. "Blog" can also be used as a verb, meaning to maintain or add content to a blog. [source: Blog entry, Wikipedia]
What do blogs have to do with government?
What does this mean?
The RSS icon means that the page or blog is available as a web feed. This means that you can subscribe to read new content in a feed reader, instead of having to visit websites to see if they've been updated.
Federal government blogs
GovGab: Your U.S. government blog
The purpose of Gov Gab is to demonstrate the usefulness, practicality, helpfulness, and vitality of federal, state, and local government information through real-life examples in the bloggers' daily lives.
Other U.S. government blogs: Find active and archived blogs from U.S. federal agencies such as:
- Greenversations: Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) blog, written by EPA employees who share their perspective on environmentalism.
- The TSA blog: This blog is sponsored by the Transportation Security Administration to facilitate an ongoing dialogue on innovations in security, technology and the checkpoint screening process.
- US Department of Education blog: The purpose of this blog is to facilitate an ongoing dialogue on education issues.
All state government blogs can be found at www.mass.gov/blogs.