The Best and Worst SD Mayor Videos

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Politics & Media Mashup Good videos are an effective way to communicate a message, especially since many of us are attached to iPhones and iPads. I believe political videos will eventually replace mail pieces and most news releases. Won’t that be nice! That’s a post for another day. Today I decided to mashup the best and worst campaign videos from …

Texts From Mayoral Candidates: Part IV

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We texted the following image to each of the San Diego mayoral candidates and asked them, “What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you see this photo?” ___ Here are their replies:  I’m so fortunate…Papa Doug has no idea I’m gay. ___  I used to read that rag but I’ve switched to Voice of San Diego. ___  There’s …

U-T Editor Puts Paper in Awkward Position

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Politics & Media Mashup Some believe Nathan Fletcher is at war with U-T San Diego. I wouldn’t call it war, but relations certainly are chilly. Fletcher’s expectations for his morning newspaper aren’t what they used to be. That might not be a big deal if the election wasn’t less than a month away. For all its troubles, the U-T is still the …

Nathan Fletcher/U-T Drama: A Recap

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The Nathan Fletcher/U-T San Diego split has evolved into a controversy, according to some local news outlets and the newspaper’s executive editor. So we thought we would bring you up to speed. Here’s a quick recap:  First there was this from the U-T: The question for Nathan Fletcher: What does ‘move to the middle’ mean? Then this from Team Fletcher: …

The Mail is Here!

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From the Carl DeMaio Campaign: Response from Nathan Fletcher Campaign: Fact Check: DeMaio’s Deceptive Attack on Nathan Fletcher’s Record of Accomplishment Today, the Carl DeMaio campaign dropped a misleading, negative mailer attacking Nathan Fletcher’s record in Sacramento. A check of the facts is below. Click here to continue reading.