Say, is that hemp? Kill it!In their unrelenting quest to kill legal medical marijuana dead, President Barack Obama and the United States Department of Justice appear content to incur collateral damage. Last week, property owners who rent to dispensaries were informed that the federal governmen ... More >>
Yesterday, the Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists announced the winners of its annual awards competition. Among them: SFoodie editor John Birdsall, who won an SPJ award in the online arts and culture criticism category for his work here on SFoodie. (SF Weekly ... More >>
Oliver Luby, the Ethics Commission's fines collection officer, once told us that he'd fine his own mother if he caught her bending the rules -- and he meant it. In some lines of work, that kind of commitment earns one a ticket straight to the top. In San Francisco -- and all too many other locale ... More >>
Sorry Chron. This is still our favorite Chronic. At a Society of Professional Journalists forum at the San Francisco Public Library last night, Chronicle president Mark Adkins said his paper is "not making money today" but that "we think we are going to be fine overall for the year.""Thank goodne ... More >>
A local committee of the Society of Professional Journalists and the weekly San Francisco Bay Guardian continue to conceal the identity of a photojournalist present at a murder scene in Bayview-Hunters Point last year -- despite the fact that the photographer disclosed his own identity when he en ... More >>
Some of you may remember a June 29 article we ran here about how the city's Ethics Commission sure seemed to be going out of its way to not cite and fine Supervisor Carmen Chu -- a moderate represented by lawyer and mayoral svengali Jim Sutton. Meanwhile, progressive Supes Gerardo Sandoval and Ch ... More >>
In order to re-inforce our point that this year's SPJ honorees heark from a different era, here's a Spencer Tracy referenceLast week, the Society of Professional Journalists -- whose membership is growing ever more, shall we say, selective every day now -- honored three men as "fellows," the highest ... 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 >>
Week of Wednesday, October 11, 2006
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It pains us to award the Columbia Journalism Review its very own dart.
Will San Francisco finally get the city magazine it deserves?