Two weeks ago, This American Life exposed news-provider Journatic's practice of using fake bylines to protect writers from lawsuits and to disguise that some articles were being reported and written by low-wage overseas workers. Journatic sold those articles to major American newspapers, including t ... More >>
Smi23leA 'disaster' scene and 'crime' scene are not the same...It would be hard to begrudge San Bruno police for moving to keep non-emergency personnel out of the neighborhood impacted by last week's blast and fire. On Friday, police declared the incinerated areas a "crime scene," which severely ... More >>
Last year, Hearst Corp. had no problem bandying about the Chronicle's purported $1 million a week losses when it suited their aims of playing super-duper union hardball, successfully liquidating much of the staff, and switching to non-union printers. Now, however, more than half a doz ... More >>
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