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Wednesday, September 21
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Concurrent Breakout Session: Connecting the Dots - Navigating Legal Issues Arising in Government Use of Social Media

Embassy Room - 2nd Level

Description

Tracks: Communications | Legal

Connecting the Dots - Navigating Legal Issues Arising in Government Use of Social Media

Julie Tappendorf is a local government attorney and author of the book “Social Media & Local Governments: Navigating the New Public Square.” She will discuss how to identify and navigate the legal issues that arise in government use of social media, focusing on comment moderation and the First Amendment as well as the potential legal issues when employees and elected officials are on social media. Julie will also provide tips for drafting and enforcing a social media policy.

MODERATOR

Chris Cannon, Chief Communications Officer, Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development

SPEAKER

Julie Tappendorf, Partner, Ancel Glick