News & Views

PS Principal Addresses Emerging Media Conferences

Last week, Pacific Strategies principal Matthew Cunningham participated in two panel discussions on the role of emerging media in politics, policy and governance.

On Wednesday, Cunningham was part of a RightOnline panel in Sacramento, organized by Americans for Prosperity as part of a training seminar to teach activists how to harness emerging media tools like blogs, FaceBook and Twitter to advance their causes.

On Friday, Cunningham joined IHateTheMedia.com founder Jim DeYong and others to speak to the California Women’s Leadership Association about the impact of emerging media, and offer insights into how to interact with blogs and other emerging media actors on the political stage.

Cunningham is a regularly invited to address conferences, luncheons and other events on topics related to emerging media. If your organization is considering including an emerging media segment or element to a future conference or event, Cunningham is available to speak, or assist in planning the program.

Read More

PS In The News: Impact of Craigslist-eBay Trial on Whitman Candidacy

Pacific Strategies principal Matthew Cunningham was quoted today in a Contra Costa Times story about the extent to which negative portrayals of Meg Whitman coming from the Craigslist-eBay civil case will impact her campaign for Governor of California:

Conservative commentator Matthew Cunningham, an editor for RedCounty.com, said that it will be tough to change the public’s overall positive view of Whitman.

“I don’t know if one lawsuit can hurt her,” he said. “Voters know what happens in a trial, that there are a lot of charges and countercharges. They won’t take everything at face value.”

You can read the entire article here.

Read More
PHVsPjxsaT48c3Ryb25nPndvb19hZHNfcm90YXRlPC9zdHJvbmc+IC0gdHJ1ZTwvbGk+PGxpPjxzdHJvbmc+d29vX2FkX2ltYWdlXzE8L3N0cm9uZz4gLSBodHRwOi8vd3d3Lndvb3RoZW1lcy5jb20vYWRzL3dvb3RoZW1lcy0xMjV4MTI1LTEuZ2lmPC9saT48bGk+PHN0cm9uZz53b29fYWRfaW1hZ2VfMjwvc3Ryb25nPiAtIGh0dHA6Ly93d3cud29vdGhlbWVzLmNvbS9hZHMvd29vdGhlbWVzLTEyNXgxMjUtMi5naWY8L2xpPjxsaT48c3Ryb25nPndvb19hZF9pbWFnZV8zPC9zdHJvbmc+IC0gaHR0cDovL3d3dy53b290aGVtZXMuY29tL2Fkcy93b290aGVtZXMtMTI1eDEyNS0zLmdpZjwvbGk+PGxpPjxzdHJvbmc+d29vX2FkX2ltYWdlXzQ8L3N0cm9uZz4gLSBodHRwOi8vd3d3Lndvb3RoZW1lcy5jb20vYWRzL3dvb3RoZW1lcy0xMjV4MTI1LTQuZ2lmPC9saT48bGk+PHN0cm9uZz53b29fYWRfdXJsXzE8L3N0cm9uZz4gLSBodHRwOi8vd3d3Lndvb3RoZW1lcy5jb208L2xpPjxsaT48c3Ryb25nPndvb19hZF91cmxfMjwvc3Ryb25nPiAtIGh0dHA6Ly93d3cud29vdGhlbWVzLmNvbTwvbGk+PGxpPjxzdHJvbmc+d29vX2FkX3VybF8zPC9zdHJvbmc+IC0gaHR0cDovL3d3dy53b290aGVtZXMuY29tPC9saT48bGk+PHN0cm9uZz53b29fYWRfdXJsXzQ8L3N0cm9uZz4gLSBodHRwOi8vd3d3Lndvb3RoZW1lcy5jb208L2xpPjxsaT48c3Ryb25nPndvb19hbHRfc3R5bGVzaGVldDwvc3Ryb25nPiAtIGJsYWNrLmNzczwvbGk+PGxpPjxzdHJvbmc+d29vX2Jsb2dfY2F0PC9zdHJvbmc+IC0gQmxvZzwvbGk+PGxpPjxzdHJvbmc+d29vX2Jsb2dfcGVybWFsaW5rPC9zdHJvbmc+IC0gL2NhdGVnb3J5L2Jsb2cvPC9saT48bGk+PHN0cm9uZz53b29fYnJlYWRjcnVtYnM8L3N0cm9uZz4gLSBmYWxzZTwvbGk+PGxpPjxzdHJvbmc+d29vX2N1c3RvbV9jc3M8L3N0cm9uZz4gLSA8L2xpPjxsaT48c3Ryb25nPndvb19jdXN0b21fZmF2aWNvbjwvc3Ryb25nPiAtIGh0dHA6Ly93d3cucGFjaWZpYy1zdHJhdGVnaWVzLmNvbS93cC1jb250ZW50L3dvb191cGxvYWRzLzEwLWZhdmljb25fbmV3LmdpZjwvbGk+PGxpPjxzdHJvbmc+d29vX2ZlYXR1cmVkX3RhYnM8L3N0cm9uZz4gLSAxMTksMTI3LDE0MTwvbGk+PGxpPjxzdHJvbmc+d29vX2ZlYXR1cmVzX3BhZ2U8L3N0cm9uZz4gLSB3ZWxjb21lPC9saT48bGk+PHN0cm9uZz53b29fZmVlZGJ1cm5lcl91cmw8L3N0cm9uZz4gLSA8L2xpPjxsaT48c3Ryb25nPndvb19nb29nbGVfYW5hbHl0aWNzPC9zdHJvbmc+IC0gPC9saT48bGk+PHN0cm9uZz53b29fbG9nbzwvc3Ryb25nPiAtIGh0dHA6Ly93d3cucGFjaWZpYy1zdHJhdGVnaWVzLmNvbS93cC1jb250ZW50L3dvb191cGxvYWRzLzktcHNfbG9nb19uZXcucG5nPC9saT48bGk+PHN0cm9uZz53b29fbWFudWFsPC9zdHJvbmc+IC0gaHR0cDovL3d3dy53b290aGVtZXMuY29tL3N1cHBvcnQvdGhlbWUtZG9jdW1lbnRhdGlvbi9jdXNoeS88L2xpPjxsaT48c3Ryb25nPndvb19wYWdlc19leDwvc3Ryb25nPiAtIDIsMTU0PC9saT48bGk+PHN0cm9uZz53b29fc2hvcnRuYW1lPC9zdHJvbmc+IC0gd29vPC9saT48bGk+PHN0cm9uZz53b29fdGhlbWVuYW1lPC9zdHJvbmc+IC0gQ3VzaHk8L2xpPjxsaT48c3Ryb25nPndvb191cGxvYWRzPC9zdHJvbmc+IC0gYTo4OntpOjA7czo3NToiaHR0cDovL3d3dy5wYWNpZmljLXN0cmF0ZWdpZXMuY29tL3dwLWNvbnRlbnQvd29vX3VwbG9hZHMvMTAtZmF2aWNvbl9uZXcuZ2lmIjtpOjE7czo3NDoiaHR0cDovL3d3dy5wYWNpZmljLXN0cmF0ZWdpZXMuY29tL3dwLWNvbnRlbnQvd29vX3VwbG9hZHMvOS1wc19sb2dvX25ldy5wbmciO2k6MjtzOjc0OiJodHRwOi8vd3d3LnBhY2lmaWMtc3RyYXRlZ2llcy5jb20vd3AtY29udGVudC93b29fdXBsb2Fkcy84LXBzX2xvZ29fbmV3LnBuZyI7aTozO3M6NjY6Imh0dHA6Ly9wYWNpZmljLXN0cmF0ZWdpZXMuY29tL3dwLWNvbnRlbnQvd29vX3VwbG9hZHMvNy1wc19sb2dvLnBuZyI7aTo0O3M6NjY6Imh0dHA6Ly9wYWNpZmljLXN0cmF0ZWdpZXMuY29tL3dwLWNvbnRlbnQvd29vX3VwbG9hZHMvNi1wc19sb2dvLnBuZyI7aTo1O3M6NjY6Imh0dHA6Ly9wYWNpZmljLXN0cmF0ZWdpZXMuY29tL3dwLWNvbnRlbnQvd29vX3VwbG9hZHMvNS1mYXZpY29uLmdpZiI7aTo2O3M6NjY6Imh0dHA6Ly9wYWNpZmljLXN0cmF0ZWdpZXMuY29tL3dwLWNvbnRlbnQvd29vX3VwbG9hZHMvNC1wc19sb2dvLmdpZiI7aTo3O3M6NjY6Imh0dHA6Ly9wYWNpZmljLXN0cmF0ZWdpZXMuY29tL3dwLWNvbnRlbnQvd29vX3VwbG9hZHMvMy1wc19sb2dvLmdpZiI7fTwvbGk+PC91bD4=