City of Pharr

Media Department

OUR CORE VALUES

WE FOSTER EDUCATION

Keeping the public informed about the City of Pharr plays in the health and vitality of the local, state and national economy is an important part of the City’s mission. Through various communications efforts, the city’s economic impact, involvement in the community and overall contribution to the quality of life in Pharr and the surrounding region is highlighted.

WE PURSUE EXCELLENCE

Through press releases, various publications, and fact sheets found in this section, diverse stakeholders, including the news media, elected officials, business organizations and community leaders and groups are kept apprised of the City’s operations and accomplishments.

WE PRACTICE HONESTY

In January, 2015, the City of Pharr consolidated and rebranded its media services. This includes operations of the local government channel (Pharr TV12), PharrNOW digital signage system, social media operations and the various websites operated by the City.

WE CREATE FUN

All media products of the City are now branded as “Pharr.LIFE” This brand is designed to allow a flow of information from the government body to its citizens and back. We are proud to have put together a tool that allows citizens to interact quickly and socially with its governing body, he added

The new Pharr.LIFE product allows citizens to view live content, previously broadcasted content, have a one stop location for all social media submissions. Further, citizens can submit their pictures, videos and comments directly to the media team for review and publishing to allow citizens to show the world what makes Pharr a special place to them.

SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY

This account is operated and maintained by the Media department of the City of Pharr. This site is intended to serve as a mechanism to disseminate information between the City of Pharr and the public on many topics. Comments posted to this page will be monitored. The City of Pharr reserves the right to delete comments that: contain false information, obscene language or sexual content, threaten or defame any person or organization, support or oppose political candidates, political organizations or ballot propositions, promote illegal activity, commercial services or products, infringe on copyrights or trademarks or are not topically related to the particular posting. Facebook comment policy: Once posted, the City of Pharr reserves the right to delete submissions that contain:

  1. Vulgar Language
  2. Personal attacks of any kind
  3. Comments or content that promotes, fosters, or perpetuates discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, age, religion, gender marital status, genetics, status with regard to public assistance, national origin, physical or intellectual disability, or sexual orientation
  4. Spam or links to other sites
  5. Clearly off topic
  6. Advocate illegal activity
  7. Promote particular services, products or political organizations
  8. Infringe on copyrights or trademarks
  9. Information that may compromise the safety, security or proceedings of public systems or any criminal or civil investigations.

Please note that the comments expressed on this site do not reflect the opinions and position of the City of Pharr or its employees. All content of this site and all comments submitted to this page and its list of fans are public and may be subject to disclosure pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act.

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