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San Diego Newspaper Lays Off 1/3 Of Staff After Sale

AP | Posted 05.26.2015 | Media

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego's dominant newspaper on Tuesday announced the layoffs of nearly a third of its 600 employees after it was acquired last w...

On Bay Area Media: Good News in Santa Cruz, Amazingly Enough

Steve Kettmann | Posted 03.18.2015 | San Francisco
Steve Kettmann

Good journalism is still happening. If you're in the Santa Cruz area, try picking up the physical Sentinel and giving it a read. It feels very old school at this point -- which, at least to this newspaper lover, feels really great.

For Our Sake, Journalists Should Fight Each Other More Often

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

If a journalist is debating a reader about a fact, let's hear from other journalists. If that's not in the public interest, what is? Not just on Twitter, but also in comment boards.

Local News Is Everyone's (Good) Business

Howard Fineman | Posted 08.09.2011 | Media
Howard Fineman

Last week, Gov. Chris Christie blithely used a state-owned helicopter to fly to his son's baseball game. Our had the exclusive scoop on the chiseling chopper story.

FCC Report Finds Major Shortage In Local, Accountability Journalism

AP | JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 08.09.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — There is a shortage of in-depth local journalism needed to hold government agencies, schools and businesses accountable, the federa...

Chicago Community Trust Doles Out $500,000 For Local Journalism

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Local journalism in Chicago is getting a big shot in the arm. The Chicago Community Trust on Thursday announced 12 winners of grants totaling $500,00...

Putting Local Journalism at the Core of Higher Education

Peter M. Shane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter M. Shane

What would it be like to organize an entire college or university education around the idea of journalism?