White House Website Under Fire

Critics give the White House’s website high marks for style, but note its lack of substance. 

Information is harder to find on the Obama Web site than it was on the site created and run by the Bush administration, according to Web site experts.

“It doesn’t seem to be quite in line with the notion of the pillars of government 2.0 being openness and transparency. It seems just the opposite,” said Mark Drapeau, a columnist for Federal Computer Week who writes frequently on the ways that new technologies can be used by the government.

I visit the White House website daily and note today’s front page seemed to reflect some of the points of this story (screen capture below).


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