What's the real story?David Weir, the legendary local journalist who helped launch the Center for Investigative Reporting and 7x7 magazine, is part of a new crack team of reporters investigating the effects of the newspaper business' decline in the Bay Area.According to a pitch by SF Public Press ... More >>
KQED, for reasons unknown, has bailed out...Earlier this month, we wrote about how the birth of the nonprofit, Warren Hellman-funded Bay Area News Project was coming along more slowly and sloppily than anticipated. Now, to stretch the gestation analogy, there have been complications -- and one of ... More >>
Could this guy have fit all the panelists and audience in his truck?In some cases, you really can tell how a story is going to end by the way the stage is set, and this was one of them. Picture this: The Society of Professional Journalists hosts a community discussion about the potential death of ... More >>
Yikes.That was the collective reaction in the newsroom here at SF Weekly when we heard that David Weir, one of the deans of Bay Area journalism, had been laid off from the Web site Predictify. Weir's news-business credentials are sterling: His past gigs include investigative reporter at Rolling St ... More >>
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An update on our March 14 feature story
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