Twittering With the Mayor

A local columnist investigates just how serious San Diego's mayor is about his use of Twitter to engage voters.

Scott Lewis of posted an update to his blog over the weekend describing, in great detail, a back and forth discussion he had with Mayor Jerry Sanders Twitter account and soon after, one of the mayor's staff members.

While so many public officials set up their accounts as a way to spread press releases, Lewis is pressing them to use it in a more authentic way - by answering questions from the public. Really.

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