Municipal Desk Reference

Community/Media Relations

Most Recent Additions
The Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania has released a new report that provides hard data about the growing use of social media in local governments.

Published Date: September 28, 2012

This publication is written for local governments that are beginning to experiment with social media and would like to get more out of them. Its emphasis is on the use of specific applications, such as Facebook and Twitter, by government managers and communications directors.

Published Date: August 14, 2012

After Billy Grogan started the job as Dunwoody’s first police chief at the end of 2008, he immediately knew the police department would need a strong online presence.

Published Date: June 8, 2012

Clara Axam talks about her experiences leading a community development project in South Atlanta that brought together a low-income neighborhood with its neighborhood school – and how each benefited from working together.

Published Date: May 10, 2012

Aragon Mayor Ken Suffridge and Janet Dover of Rockmart High School have embarked upon an unprecedented move for the city of Aragon.

Published Date: March 7, 2012

In March of 2008, Cobalt Community Research partnered with CFI Group to create the Citizen Satisfaction Survey to help local governments measure, monitor and manage satisfaction among its citizen base.

Published Date: July 31, 2009

Q&A from Ask GMA.

Published Date: May 1, 2009

This guide has been put together to assist reporters navigate their coverage of city government.

Published Date: November 1, 2005

This publication contains information on various specialized citizen academies and youth programs that increase public knowledge and awareness about municipal government.

Published Date: January 1, 2003

This publications looks at both the benefits and problems that exist in the relationships academic institutions and their academic hosts.

Published Date: June 1, 2002

Organizations & Other Online Resources