This adoption of social media meets CCPIO expectations that these platforms would increasingly be used to "connect with the public and fulfill their obligation to be open, transparent, and understandable institutions" (Davey et al.
CCPIO New Media Survey: A report of the Conference of Court Public Information Officers.
1) The CCPIO describes itself as "the only professional organization dedicated to the role of court PIOs in the United States and worldwide [providing] training, networking opportunities, and professional enhancement tailored to the unique duties of PIOs" (CCPIO, 2017, p.
3) The CCPIO made four predictions, including that more judges would use Facebook both professionally and personally.
In addition to such organizations as the Reynolds Center and the CCPIO, there are a number of helpful publications in the field.
Sellers is a founding member and President of the CCPIO.
CCPIO, 15TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF COURT PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICERS AUG.