Candidates, stop spamming

In today’s very noisy media landscape, candidates are going to have a harder time than ever getting their message in front of voters. Twitter is too ephemeral. Facebook buries your posts unless to pay to cut to the head of the line. Google+ is, well, Google+. One of the few reliable ways to reach your potential audience is through good old-fashioned email. Unfortunately, it seems that getting your supporters to sign up on your website isn’t enough for some candidates. Today I received a campaign announcement email from Doug Owens…

BUZZ: Biskupski Launches Campaign for Salt Lake City Mayor

Jackie Biskupski announces her jump in to the Salt Lake City mayors race with a Facebook page.

Jackie Biskupski has entered the race for Salt Lake City Mayor. Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker is seeking a third term as Salt Lake City mayor in 2015.  But, it is looking like he might have a formidable challenge from contenders looking to bring their vision of leadership to Utah’s largest city. Becker elected originally in 2007 has been criticized by some in Salt Lake City for not being liberal enough in his leadership of Salt Lake City. Previously, Luke Garrott, a Salt Lake City Council Member, announced his bid to unseat Mayor…