- Forgotten Friday: Pew has an updated interactive map that lets you browse public opinion data. Kiss the rest of this workday goodbye...
- I forget why we have a social media policy: Here's why the New York Times doesn't have a formal social media policy, and why that's working for them.
- Unforgettable: Where you spend the most creative minutes of your day--if you don't have a yacht, that is.
- Faces to remember: Did you miss the TED conference's global talent search for speakers? Now you can view and vote on the nearly 300 finds.
- Who needs a memory when you have search? Steve Buttry has this useful primer for reporters on mastering advanced search on Twitter. You might as well do that, too.
- We forgot that the website might not work: If you missed this on the DGC Facebook page, here's the SCOTUS Blog 7,000-word recounting of what went wrong with the Supreme Court announcement on the health care law, pieced together from tweets, broadcasts and more. Well worth your time if you want to avoid these types of missteps.
- Better forgotten: Here's an infographic to share with HR, called I Hired a Zombie: The True Cost of a Bad Hire.
- Don't forget to share this around the office: @DearPR is a Twitter feed that offers tips about how annoying PR people can be. Share with reporters, too. Here's an explainer.
Registration is now open for the next Be an Expert on Working with Experts, for communicators and related professionals who work with subject-matter experts, policy analysts, scientists and engineers. The workshop is August 23 in Washington, DC, or I can bring it to your workplace. Get an early registration discount if you sign up by August 3. Details at the link.