House of Representatives

The Morning Roundup: ‘Media Shield’ Amendment and more

By Joanna Cabot
June 2, 2014 // 3 Comments

Confused by eBooks? Welcome to the Crowd (Author U) Is Amazon for eBooks the only game in town? — Classroom into Newsroom: 9 Steps to a Multimedia Class Project (Media Shift) Like many of you, I embrace the guide-on-the-side model for teaching vs. the sage-on-the-stage version. — House [...]

Electronic device use coming to House of Representatives

By Chris Meadows
December 26, 2010 // 0 Comments

In a follow-up to a story I mentioned several days ago, the New York Times has coverage of the new rules propositions for allowing electronic device use on the House floor. It seem these propositions will just formalize the way that people have already been using their devices—rules or not, [...]

U.S. Representatives seek permission to use iPads on House floor

By Chris Meadows
December 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

A few days ago I mentioned the uses that a couple of Supreme Court Justices were making of e-readers or iPads. It turns out that this is not the only place in government where the electronic devices might be used—but some existing rules of conduct might have to be cleared out of the way first. [...]

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