Who’s Really Behind Those Mayoral Twitter Accounts?

Dear friends of inewsource,

If you’ve paid any attention to the latest San Diego mayoral race, you may have noticed that the top four candidates have all taken heavily to Twitter and Facebook to spread their campaign messages and to engage with voters.

But who’s really doing the tweeting? The answer will almost certainly surprise you.

From Claire Trageser’s latest story:

“While campaigns aren’t quite ready to use their Twitter buzz to plan their victory speeches, they are taking social media seriously. If Twitter profiles and Facebook pages are like the booming voice of the Wizard of Oz, here the campaigns allow a quick glimpse at the men and women behind the curtain.”

Read the full story here: http://inewsource.org/whos-really-behind-those-mayoral-twitter-accounts

— Brad Racino
bradracino@inewsource.org

Lorie Hearn is the chief executive officer and editor of inewsource. She is a lifelong news-aholic who started her reporting career writing her Girl Scout newsletter at age 12. High school and college were filled with school newspaper work, and after graduation, she worked as a reporter for newspapers...