Media

City Council Campaign-related media

Project Q Atlanta: “Gay Civic Activist Running for Atlanta City Council” (December 03, 2018)

http://www.projectq.us/atlanta/gay_civic_activist_running_for_atlanta_city_council

Instinct Magazine: “Gay Housing Activist Matthew Cardinale Running for Atlanta City Council” (December 04, 2018)

http://instinctmagazine.com/post/gay-housing-activist-matthew-cardinale-running-atlanta-city-council

Fulton County Daily Report: “Activist Who Bested Atlanta at Supreme Court to Seek Seat on City Council.” (December 04, 2018)

https://www.law.com/dailyreportonline/2018/12/04/activist-who-bested-atlanta-at-supreme-court-to-seek-seat-on-city-council/

CBS Atlanta television: “Affordable Housing advocate seeking to fill vacancy following death of Ivory Lee Young, Jr.” (December 07, 2018)

https://www.cbs46.com/news/affordable-housing-advocate-seeking-to-fill-vacancy-following-death-of/article_434f4822-fa0a-11e8-a209-7b54993bc0a0.html

Atlanta Progressive News: “APN Editor Running for Atlanta City Council in Special Election.” (December 08, 2018)

http://atlantaprogressivenews.com/2018/12/08/apn-editor-running-for-atlanta-city-council-in-special-election/

KBOO radio FM (Portland, Oregon). “Matthew Cardinale, candidate for Atlanta City Council; Alyssa Pariah on Trump’s attack on trans people; Sasha Buchert, esq.” (December 11, 2018)

https://kboo.fm/media/69785-matthew-cardinale-candidate-atlanta-city-council-alyssa-pariah-trumps-attack-transf

Fox 5 Atlanta television: “Activists Demand Atlanta’s Warming Centers Open More Frequently” (December 14, 2018)

http://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/activists-demand-atlantas-warming-centers-open-more-frequently

Atlanta Progressive News: “After Homeless Deaths, Activists Push City on Warming Centers” (December 16, 2018)

http://atlantaprogressivenews.com/2018/12/16/after-homeless-deaths-activists-push-city-on-warming-centers/

People TV. Interview on Ron Shakir’s show. (January 14, 2019) . No link.

Marietta Daily Journal. “Three Candidates Qualify for Atlanta City Council District 3 Special Election.” (January 23, 2019)

https://www.mdjonline.com/neighbor_newspapers/northside_sandy_springs/news/candidates-qualify-for-atlanta-city-council-s-district-special-election/article_d227e3be-1fcc-11e9-8158-4b3a0a51179f.html

Atlanta Progressive News. “Crowded Race in District 3 Special Election.” (January 24, 2019)

http://atlantaprogressivenews.com/2019/01/24/crowded-race-in-atlanta-council-district-3-special-election/

Marietta Daily Journal. “Fourth Candidate Qualifies in Atlanta City Council District 3 Special Election.” (January 24, 2019)

https://www.mdjonline.com/neighbor_newspapers/northside_sandy_springs/news/fourth-candidate-qualifies-for-atlanta-city-council-s-district-special/article_d4f7d4c8-2099-11e9-b13e-e776c266a5ad.html

Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Atlanta School Board Member Leaves Post to Run for Atlanta City Council.” (January 29, 2019)

https://www.ajc.com/news/local-education/atlanta-school-board-member-leaves-post-run-for-city-council/jtsjWFpp6JzMabTgDx1UVO/

People TV. Interview on Patricia Crayton’s show. (February 04, 2019)

https://www.facebook.com/patricia.crayton.5/videos/10218635986714618

People TV. Video by Adrian Coleman. Matthew for Atlanta Press Conference. (February 05, 2019)

Marietta Daily Journal. “Crayton Disqualified, Endorses Cardinale in Special Election.” (February 05, 2019)

https://www.mdjonline.com/neighbor_newspapers/northside_sandy_springs/news/crayton-disqualified-endorses-cardinale-in-atlanta-special-election/article_e17162be-2977-11e9-b0d6-c7ad6ca2afca.html

Marietta Daily Journal. “Atlanta Elections Chief Won’t Recuse Himself in Residency Challenge.” (February 06, 2019)

https://www.mdjonline.com/neighbor_newspapers/northside_sandy_springs/news/atlanta-elections-chief-won-t-recuse-himself-from-district-residency/article_a27643a2-2a23-11e9-a062-d74a247e5ae3.html

Project Q Atlanta. “Gay Candidate Could Be Booted from Atlanta City Council Race.” (February 08, 2019)

http://www.projectq.us/atlanta/Gay_candidate_could_be_booted_from_Atlanta_City_Council_race?gid=19584

Atlanta Progressive News. “City of Atlanta Drags Feet on Illegal Campaign Yard Signs.” (February 14, 2019)

http://atlantaprogressivenews.com/2019/02/14/city-of-atlanta-drags-feet-on-illegal-yard-signs-littering-district-3/

Project Q Atlanta. “Gay Candidate disqualified from Atlanta City Council Race.” (February 19, 2019)

http://www.projectq.us/atlanta/gay_candidate_disqualified_from_atlanta_city_council_race?gid=19611

Marietta Daily Journal. “Disqualified District 3 candidate gets emergency appeal.” (February 20, 2019)

https://www.mdjonline.com/neighbor_newspapers/northside_sandy_springs/news/disqualified-district-atlanta-candidate-gets-emergency-appeal/article_cbaaca70-355b-11e9-928c-674f6fe326fd.html

John Fredericks Syndicated Radio program. “Atlanta City Council candidate Matthew Cardinale fights politically motivated ballot removal.” (February 21, 2019)

Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Atlanta City Council Candidate Wins Battle to Seek District Post.” (February 22, 2019)

https://www.ajc.com/news/atlanta-city-council-candidate-wins-battle-seek-district-post/EzQLvRQU8nvLDr4PdFjy8I/

Fulton County Daily Report. “Judge Orders Atlanta City Council Candidate Matthew Cardinale Back on the Ballot.” (February 22, 2019)

https://www.law.com/dailyreportonline/2019/02/22/judge-orders-atlanta-city-council-candidate-matthew-cardinale-back-on-ballot/

Marietta Daily Journal. “Disqualified District 3 Atlanta candidate wins appeal, back on ballot.” (February 22, 2019)

https://www.mdjonline.com/neighbor_newspapers/northside_sandy_springs/news/disqualified-district-atlanta-candidate-wins-appeal-back-on-ballot/article_9b0dc158-36f8-11e9-a5bd-0b258a168525.html

CBS 46 Atlanta television news. “District 3 special election voting starts Feb. 25.” (February 23, 2019)

https://www.cbs46.com/news/district-special-election-voting-starts-feb/article_91fec842-3878-11e9-9c47-17cc5e35b2ec.html

Project Q Atlanta. “Judge Puts Gay Atlanta City Council Candidate Back on the Ballot.” (February 25, 2019)

http://www.projectq.us/atlanta/judge_puts_gay_atlanta_city_council_candidate_back_on_ballot?gid=19624

Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Early voting begins in Atlanta’s Crowded District 3 Race.” (February 25, 2019)

https://www.ajc.com/news/local/late-atlanta-councilman-wife-among-several-vying-for-district-seat/zQIuuow4WlyU6SzXlfL3DJ/

Saporta Report. “Early voting underway in nine-candidate Atlanta City Council race.” (February 25, 2019)


Historical Media of Matthew’s Advocacy Over the Years

Fulton County Daily Report: “Law Student Settles with Landlord over Repair Demands” (June 06, 2018)

https://www.law.com/dailyreportonline/2018/06/06/law-student-settles-with-landlord-over-repair-demands/

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: “Atlanta Man in Legal Tussle with Ambitious Housing Start-up” (May 21, 2018)

https://www.ajc.com/business/atlanta-man-legal-tussle-with-ambitious-housing-start/ihq4pAMoDeO5DWgVsswERP/

Fulton County Daily Report: “Law Student with Housing Advocacy Chops Battles Lease-to-own Company over Home Repairs.” (May 02, 2018)

https://www.law.com/dailyreportonline/2018/05/02/law-student-with-housing-advocacy-chops-battles-lease-to-own-company-over-home-repairs/

WABE radio news: “Atlanta Considers Giving Away Land for Affordable Housing.” (July 25, 2017)

https://www.wabe.org/atlanta-considers-giving-away-land-affordable-housing/

11 Alive television news: “Atlanta may sell home parcels for $1” (July 07, 2017)

https://www.11alive.com/article/news/local/atlanta-may-sell-home-parcels-for-1/460009729

Tulane News (Tulane University): “Housing Helper.” (October 03, 2016)

https://news.tulane.edu/news/housing-helper

Stanford Social Innovation Review: “Building Up Impact” (Summer 2016)

https://ssir.org/articles/entry/building_up_impact

WABE radio news: “Atlanta Affordable Housing Law Gaining Ground in Other Cities.” (August 30, 2016)

https://www.wabe.org/atlanta-affordable-housing-law-gaining-ground-other-cities/

Louisiana Weekly: “Housing Advocates Push for Affordability Study.” (August 01, 2016)

Huffington Post: “SMART ALEC Founder Refuses to Cease and Desist.” (July 29, 2016)

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/judy-frankel/smart-alec-founder-refuse_b_11241642.html

Truthdig: “Truthdigger of the Week: Matthew Cardinale, Affordable Housing Advocate, Foe of Corporate Lobbyists” (July 03, 2016)

Fulton County Daily Report: “Conservative ALEC Demands Progressive ‘SMART ALEC’ Cease and Desist.” (June 23, 2016)

https://www.law.com/dailyreportonline/almID/1202760816955/

The Daily Caller: “American Legislative Exchange Council Demands Lefty SMART ALEC Group Change Name.” (June 20, 2016)

https://dailycaller.com/2016/06/20/american-legislative-exchange-council-demands-lefty-smart-alec-group-change-name/

Atlanta Journal-Constitution / Politifact: (True rating) “Rising rents a problem for an increasing number of residents.” (September 24, 2015)

https://politics.myajc.com/news/state–regional-govt–politics/rising-rents-problem-for-increasing-number-atlanta-residents/hyMwpSm5MlfHQYi0UZBgrN/

Saporta Report: Op-ed: “Affordable Housing Impact Statements Could Guide Policy in Atlanta.” (September 13, 2015)

WABE radio news: “Atlanta Councilman Aims to Raise Awareness about Affordable Housing.” (December 15, 2014)

https://www.wabe.org/atlanta-councilman-aims-raise-awareness-about-affordable-housing/

Project Q Atlanta: “Cheshire Bridge Sexy Parts Win Round against Alex Wan.” (May 10, 2013)

http://www.projectq.us/atlanta/cheshire_bridges_sexy_parts_win_round_against_alex_wan?gid=13538

Sunlight Foundation blog: “Local Advocate Helps Amp Up Atlanta Open Meetings Law” (June 20, 2013)

Project Q Atlanta: “Atlanta keeps dishing out cash to legalistic gays.” (March 08, 2013)

http://www.projectq.us/atlanta/atlanta_keeps_dishing_out_cash_to_legalistic_gays?gid=13133

Georgia Voice: Op-ed: “Save Cheshire Bridge from Alex Wan and the Gentrifiers.” (February 15, 2013)

https://thegavoice.com/outspoken/sometimes-y/counterpoint-save-cheshire-bridge-from-alex-wan-and-the-gentrifiers/

Creative Loafing Atlanta: “That We’ve Got Radicals.” (November 21, 2012)

https://creativeloafing.com/content-232705-That-we’ve-got-radicals

Arlington Independent Media: “Matthew Cardinale v. City of Atlanta” (October 11, 2012)

Creative Loafing Atlanta: “Ga. Supreme Court: City Violated Open Meeting Act.” (February 06, 2012)

https://creativeloafing.com/content-215366-Ga.-Supreme-Court–City-violated-Open-Meetings-Act

Saporta Report: “Georgia Supreme Court rules for Atlanta Progressive News.” (February 06, 2012)

The Georgia Voice: “Ga. Supreme Court rules for gay journalist who sued Atlanta over open meetings.” (February 06, 2012)

https://thegavoice.com/news/atlanta/ga-supreme-rules-in-favor-of-gay-journalist-who-says-atlanta-council-violated-open-meetings-act/

Savannah Morning News: “Court ruling favors openness in government.” (February 06, 2012)

https://www.savannahnow.com/article/20120206/NEWS/302069857

Georgia Voice: “Ga. Supreme Court to hear gay journalist’s case against Atlanta City Council.” (September 28, 2011)

https://thegavoice.com/news/atlanta/gay-journalist-takes-city-of-atlanta-to-ga-supreme-court-over-open-meetings-act/

Midtown Patch: “Midtown Journalist Testifies on Sunshine Law Draft.” (August 31, 2011)

https://patch.com/georgia/midtown/midtown-journalist-testifies-on-sunshine-law-draft

Project Q Atlanta: “Is Georgia High Court Ready for this Gay Rapper? (July 14, 2011)

http://www.projectq.us/atlanta/is_georgia_high_court_ready_for_this_gay_rapper?gid=8687

Midtown Patch: “State Supreme Court to Hear Case of Midtown Journalist.” (July 14, 2011)

https://patch.com/georgia/midtown/state-supreme-court-to-hear-case-of-midtown-journalist

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: “In Soliloquy and Song, Gadflies Take on City Council.” (September 20, 2010)

https://www.ajc.com/news/local/soliloquy-and-song-gadflies-take-city-council/tm4AFxDh09tvZxhqswJWvL/

Georgia Voice: “APN Editor Sues city of Atlanta, Council members.” (May 28, 2010)

https://thegavoice.com/news/atlanta/apn-editor-sues-city-of-atlanta-council-members/

Creative Loafing Atlanta: Op-ed: “Preserve the Public Housing Safety Net.” (November 30, 2007)

https://creativeloafing.com/content-207148-Soapbox–Preserve-the-public-housing-safety-net

Windy City Times: “Matthew Cardinale: After the Storm” (January 18, 2006)

http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Matthew-Cardinale-After-the-Storm/10548.html