What happened at 12:01pm yesterday?

January 21, 2009 at 10:15 am 3 comments

The first blog post appeared at the White House blog on the Obama administration’s http://www.whitehouse.gov.


I wonder who drew the short straw and had to stay back in the office to throw the huge lever that changed the websites?

A quick change from the Bush to the Obama website

A quick change from the Bush to the Obama website

Entry filed under: blogging, transparency.

Reminder, start a blog today The merciless internet

3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Julien Frisch  |  January 21, 2009 at 10:21 am

    And imagine if this person had got a phone call just at 12:00:59 and then publishes the post at 12:02:01 – this could have become the first catastrophe of Obama’s presidential term… 😉

  • 2. Obamamania « Steffen’s blog  |  January 21, 2009 at 8:51 pm

    […] a reference to the web (in particular when the blogger in question works in online communications). As reported on Public Affairs 2.0, the first post on the new White House blog appeared at 12.01 last night! The implicit message […]

  • 3. J  |  January 26, 2009 at 6:14 am

    Interesting. Communications with the Obama administration is going to be so modern and different.

    Loved how Primrose Schools and a company called VoiceQuilt captured audio messages from constituents nationwide in order to bring attention to education reform. They even sent a VoiceQuilt to Obama! Much better than the tired grasstop/grassroots letters sent to elected officials. http://www.voicequilt.com/aboutus/a_20090105_primrose.php


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