Chronicle Owes Readers an Explanation

Posted February 27, 2006 by Randy Shaw

I wrote on February 24 that the San Francisco Chronicle’s front-page story falsely claiming “momentum” for Governor Schwarzenegger (See “A Bad Week for the Chronicle,”) was part of a long running, pro-Arnold disinformation campaign. Further support for this assessment comes
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“Solidarity, Sandoval”

“Solidarity, Sandoval”

Posted February 24, 2006 by

Dear Editor: Geraldo Sandoval’s column on January 23rd where he states that the media frenzy over his comments on Fox News advocating the abolition of the military were “unwarranted” shows that he still doesn’t get it. While his comments in
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Conservative Attacks on Leno Baseless

Posted February 24, 2006 by Casey Mills

Conservatives have long attacked San Francisco’s public officials as paragons of evil, for everything from their social liberalism to their adamant opposition to war. But the recent attacks on Assemblyman Mark Leno in blogs and op-ed pages across the country
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A Bad Week for the Chronicle

Posted February 24, 2006 by Randy Shaw

It’s not easy to have two false or misleading front page stories in the same week, but there is no underestimating the San Francisco Chronicle. On Tuesday, reporter and seemingly fulltime Schwarzenegger flak Carla Marinucci told readers that the Governor
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Critical Mass

Posted February 24, 2006 by Jacob Schneider

Fourteen years ago, Chris Carlsson and a few dozen of his cycling friends decided to take back the streets of San Francisco from cars in a spontaneous demonstration of the might of bikes. They enjoyed the ride so much that
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Revisiting “The Futureman Project”

Posted February 24, 2006 by E. "Doc" Smith

While Bela Fleck and the Flecktones enjoyed a year off from the trials and tribulations of touring, they also found time for a variety of new endeavors; Fleck journeyed to Africa to record and discover the roots of his beloved
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