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.
“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?
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.