MEDIA MATTERS: FROM OUR BLOG

Baking a new recipe for journalism

You’ve heard of biofuels, but how about a newspaper that runs on tofu? That’s the groundbreaking experiment being conducted by the Nichi Bei Weekly, a modest, yet historically significant newspaper that serves the Japanese American community in Northern California.

Crisis in newspaper business creates strange bedfellows

“NSS” – Newspapers are Sick Syndrome – can sure lead to some strange and ironic survival plans. The latest is the San Francisco Examiner’s plan to take over the San Francisco Bay Guardian. Given their histories, who would have predicted this “Odd Couple” marriage?

A lost chapter in Mike Wallace’s obituary

Mike Wallace, who had fought legendary legal battles over his own news stories, felt that there should be a way for people who had felt they had been wronged by the news media to make their complaints heard.