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Sacramento State News - California State University, Sacramento

November 1, 2006

Political experts to dissect the election and media coverage

The Sacramento State Alumni Association will cosponsor an analysis of the 2006 California election on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Alumni Center.

“Shaping Public Opinion: What We Saw, What We Heard: News Coverage Analysis of the 2006 California Election” is also sponsored by the State Information Officers Council and the American Society for Public Administration.

Speakers include:

• Bill Bradley, L.A. Weekly columnist and New West Notes political blogger
• Patrick Dorinson, communications director, California Republican Party
• Kathay Feng, executive director, Common Cause
• Karen Hanretty, strategist, California Republican Party
• Steven Maviglio, deputy chief of staff for California Assembly Speaker Fabian Nuñez
• Sam Rodriguez, political director, California Democratic Party
• Bob Waste, Sacramento State professor of public policy and administration

The event will be moderated by KCRA reporter-anchor Pamela Wu. Costs range from $5 for students and $10 for all others and seating is limited. Contact Roni Java at 651-8957 for more information or e-mail ( for reservations. For media assistance, call the Sacramento State Public Affairs office at 278-6156.<


California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 •


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California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 •