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Tagged with: News Media

Supes panel appoints three community-based progressives to redistricting panel

Move will counter the Elections Commission's appointments, all of whom are allies of the mayor, in what could be a major gerrymandering fight.

The future of the Board of Supes is on the line as redistricting moves forward

A city task force will draw new district lines for the next decade. The mayor's allies already have members. The supes pick three this week.

Low-income people in SF might actually get paid for jury duty

Plus: Landlords kill a transparency bill that would hold speculators accountable. That's today in Sacramento.

Washington Post — not the SF news media — exposes lies about Boudin

The inaccurate reporting and social media just continues, as most of the major local media stands by or goes along.

Opinion: Unfairly fired reporter Emily Wilder—and the fraud of journalistic ‘objectivity’

An AP reporter is let go for revealing the choices journalists make all the time when reporting "political" stories.

Boudin allies speak out at a rally against ‘recall madness’

Elected officials, labor, and community leaders say that the DA has kept his campaign promises.

State Legislature moving to give telecom companies immense power

Bills would block any local control over placement of cell towers and antennas -- and it's passing with almost no opposition.

Charging people with misdemeanors causes more crime, not less

Groundbreaking study shows that dropping the charges in many cases leads to lower crime rates overall.

Asian vet attacked in hate crime that hasn’t made the news

Ron Tuason, 56, beaten by assailant who blamed him for COVID. How many more cases are out there?

US Senate committee takes on economic inequality

It's a defining issue -- but the news media don't seem to be paying attention, and half the members didn't bother to show up.