Walla Walla city leaders explore social media

Between meme-spewing bots, concerns about fake news and the constant presence of Donald Trump’s Twitter feed on the morning news, social media played an outsized role in the political news of the day in 2017. On a smaller scale, social media has also found new routes into Walla Walla politics.

Local elections and politics have been low-key affairs online in Walla Walla over the past several years, but new Council members are pushing those frontiers.

Riley Clubb is the only sitting City Council member with a public Facebook page.

Council member Myron Huie has a private page where he occasionally posts publicly viewable Council-related content, but none of the other council members have public-facing social media pages or profiles, and some don’t use social media at all.

Read the full story at union-bulletin.com.

Victoria Krisman is Interactive Media Specialist for the Intelligent Community Forum.
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