Michael Cabanatuan

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    Chronicle Maintains News Pipeline With Journatic, Company That Used Fake Bylines

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    Declaring San Bruno Fire 'Crime Scene' Kept Media Out

    Smi23leA 'disaster' scene and 'crime' scene are not the same...‚ÄčIt 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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    Chronicle Execs Say Their Paper Now Profitable -- At Least What's Left of It

    ‚ÄčLast 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 >>

  • News

    November 26, 2008

    Buy Line

    In these desperate times, the Chronicle considers desperate measures.

  • News

    September 28, 2005


    Fear, loathing, and the Chronicle's voluntary termination incentive program

  • News

    May 4, 2005

    Labor's Pain

    Why it's unlikely there'll be a strike at the Chronicle this summer

  • News

    May 4, 2005

    Darth Vega to the Rescue

    New Chronicle Publisher Frank Vega has been cast as a villain, but he may be just what the Hearst empire needs to defeat the dark forces of the new economy

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