Articles Tagged With ‘Journalism’

Deciding the future of Cal Poly journalism

OPINION BY WOODY GOULART I am 1973 graduate of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. My undergraduate degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo was in Journalism. I was born and raised in San Luis Obispo. Even though I no longer... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly journalism department on the chopping block

An official at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo has warned journalism staff and faculty during several meetings over the past few weeks that the department will be shut down if they can’t learn to get along. “The dean... (Continue reading)

Dean ousts Cal Poly journalism chair

Cal Poly Liberal Arts College Dean Linda Halisky asked journalism department chair Bill Loving to step down Thursday. When he refused, the dean announced he would be terminated, amid allegations by a faculty member that she had been treated... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly department head accused of sexism

As the result of allegations of sexism and poor leadership, the chair of the journalism department’s job is on the line, CalCoastNews has learned. The news has raised the hackles of some students, faculty and staff who take issue with the... (Continue reading)

Digital strip-search: Case of lost iPhone prototype shows the danger of using search warrant to seize journalists’ information

By PETER SCHEER Search warrants have always been a blunt instrument for finding evidence of crime. Think of television cop shows from the 70s and 80s: A police search of an apartment for drugs was, de facto, a license to... (Continue reading)

Journalist Evan Thomas comes to Hearst Castle

Newsweek editor and bestselling nonfiction author Evan Thomas is coming to the Hearst Castle Visitors Center on Saturday, May 8. Thomas will be in the main gift shop from 1 to 4 p.m., signing copies of his new book, The... (Continue reading)

Let’s do launch: A new approach to the old business of news

BY JEFF BLISS Is it tougher to be part of a big launch or to be there when an enterprise meets its end? That’s the question I find myself thinking about as this new “New Media” outlet bravely steps out into nothingness.... (Continue reading)