Tag: Local Government Stereotypes

I Have to Ask You: Local Government Stereotypes

In this series, guest columnists respond to one of three topics selected by ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt. This week Samantha Timko, takes on local government stereotypes. Stereotype (noun): a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing. Synonyms: standard/conventional image, received idea, cliché, hackneyed idea, formula … Continued

Communication Breakdown: What the Media Thinks About Local Government

Bridget Doyle, Midwest ELGL co-founder and Lombard (IL) communications coordinator, presents the first edition in her new column, Communication Breakdown. Why should you listen to Bridget? Bridget speaks from experience. She interacted with local governments during her time as a Chicago Tribune reporter and knows how local governments can improve their messaging with the media. … Continued

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