Stories about News Media

When Jerry Brown sounds like Donald Trump

Plus: Bridge funding (not a band-aid) for City College, locking up too many kids -- and the Chron just keeps getting it wrong about the new DA. That's The Agenda for Jan. 27-Feb 2

Oakland moms make national statement with housing victory

Deal to put vacant Oakland home in a land trust sparks national discussion over real-estate speculation and vacant houses.

The Chron’s bizarre (but predictable) attack on Chesa Boudin

A former POA consultant is the only source for a ridiculous headline and a story that makes an ordinary political transition look like a scandal. Why?

DA Chesa Boudin sworn in with promises of dramatic reform

New DA vows end of cash bail, end of three-strikes, the start of restorative justice.

Our top stories of 2019

Protests, blackouts, shady developments, a close election, tenant victories, and a ton of arts and culture—we couldn't cover it without your support

Breaking: New dramatic details in Mission police shooting

Victim was working with homeless youth; no clear evidence that he had a weapon.

Already, Chesa Boudin is getting attacked in the press

Red-baiting starts before the new DA even takes office -- both nationally and in the Chron.

The problem with the Blue Angels

Local news media celebrate a dangerous, expensive, military PR event without raising a single question or issue.

Talking Yimby, acting Nimby in District 5

Unpacking the failed news media narrative of Nimbys in SF -- and how it applies to the D5 supervisor race.

Juul bails on Yes on C campaign

Effort to overturn the city's ban on vaping products collapses as national headlines suggest public-health hazards