State Dept. considering new rules on employee censorship

December 5, 2012

In the Loop’s Emily Heil writes that the State Department is rewriting its rules on social media, blogging, speeches and other appearances by employees. Among the changes: Officials get a full two days to review an employee’s proposed tweets and five days to approve or reject blog posts, speeches and remarks prepared for live events. 

Read Heil’s blog item here. 

Josh Hicks covers the federal government and anchors the Federal Eye blog. He reported for newspapers in the Detroit and Seattle suburbs before joining the Post as a contributor to Glenn Kessler’s Fact Checker blog in 2011.
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