Matsui Forum

Each year, the Matsui Forum addresses a topic of public importance to California and the nation. This annual program, featuring a distinguished panel of scholars and practitioners, seeks to educate and inspire Cal students about some of the most important issues of our day. Past Matsui Forum topics have included the importance of young voters in American politics, the future agenda of California’s leaders, the legacy of 9/11, and the changing role of technology in political campaigns.

Past Events

Tweeting Your Way to the White House: Social Media and the 2012 Campaign

October 1, 2012 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall
UC Berkeley
Berkeley  California  94720
United States

Is social media changing politics? How are politicians using social media to communicate with voters? How are voters using it to communicate with politicians? Do new technologies mean that information moves faster than ever before – and is that good or bad?

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