Articles Tagged With ‘Journalism’

CBS’s Pierpoint dies in Santa Barbara

Television news giant Robert Pierpoint died Saturday in Santa Barbara. He was 86. The California native made his reporting reputation with CBS during the Korean War in the early 1950s, and went on to report for the network on six... (Continue reading)

New editor for CalCoastNews

Bill Loving, media attorney, journalist and college professor, has joined CalCoastNews as the new editor. Loving replaces George Ramos, his Cal Poly journalism colleague, who died unexpectedly last June of a heart attack. Loving, former chair of Cal Poly San... (Continue reading)

Journalist Richard Palmer dies in Hawaii

Former Central Coast reporter and newspaper editor Richard Palmer died at his home in Hawaii Thursday after a long bout against a rare form of cancer. He was 63. Born in Santa Monica, Palmer graduated from Cal Poly with a... (Continue reading)

Remembering George Ramos

By GLEN JUSTICE I was sad to read of the death of George Ramos, veteran reporter, Pulitzer Prize winner and my journalism teacher long ago. George taught basic reporting at USC when I was in school in the early 1990s,... (Continue reading)

Los Angeles City Council adjourns in memory of George Ramos

The Los Angeles City Council adjourned today’s meeting in memory of George Ramos, a three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, columnist and editor for the Los Angeles Times, Cal Poly professor, and CalCoastNews editor who was more comfortable referring to himself as... (Continue reading)

George Ramos remembered as tough reporter, tough teacher

CalCoastNews editor George Ramos, who was found dead at his Morro Bay home over the weekend, is being remembered by a former Los Angeles Times colleague as “a tough guy reporter with a big heart.” [LA Observed] Frank Sotomayor, a... (Continue reading)

AOL buys Huffington Post for $300 million

Wall Street and Internet users are waiting for the news, expected Monday morning that AOL will buy the liberal news web site The Huffington Post for an estimated $315 million. [NY Times] The high-profile deal, apparently sealed over the weekend... (Continue reading)

Unplug Wikileaks? Enact a federal Shield Law instead

OPINION BY PETER SCHEER — The Obama administration has made no secret of its desire to unplug Wikileaks, the whistleblower website infamous for data dumps of classified records. Of the few options available to the government, the best is one... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly’s first grievance hearing

For the first time in the history of Cal Poly, a dispute between a faculty member and administrators will be heard at a public grievance hearing to be held on Friday at 9 a.m. in building 33, room 290. Journalism... (Continue reading)

Does Wikileaks deserve Dan Ellsberg’s approval? The good Wikileaks, yes; the bad Wikileaks, no

OPINION BY PETER SCHEER—Although the anti-war movement of the 1960s has few heroes still standing,  Daniel Ellsberg, the former defense analyst who leaked a secret history of the Vietnam War that became known as the Pentagon Papers, is surely one.... (Continue reading)