Articles Tagged With ‘Media’




Is journalism dead in SLO County?

Opinion by Dr. C. Hite I knew journalism was dead in SLO County the day the Tribune published a meandering feature story on the front page that morphed into speculation and innuendo. This was not news. There was a time... (Continue reading)

CalCoastNews turns to GoFundMe for legal defense fund

As some of our loyal readers know, CalCoastNews and its founders have been fighting a lawsuit since publication of a 2012 article about a San Luis Obispo County public agency, the Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA) and one of its... (Continue reading)

Why does the Tribune celebrate Islam on July 4?

OPINION by OTIS PAGE On July 4 – a day of celebration of the Nation’s birth – the Tribune’s front page article celebrates Islam – the ending of Ramadan. Dismissing the fact that the Nation’s founders were all Christians –... (Continue reading)

Joe Bowman out as KVEC news anchor

KVEC morning news anchor Joe Bowman is being replaced when the AM radio station becomes part of American General Media (AGM) on July 1. Current owner El Dorado Broadcasters sold the News/Talk station to AGM last spring for $450,000. Bowman... (Continue reading)

Tribune to cut costs by outsourcing labor to India

The San Luis Obispo Tribune’s parent company, McClatchy, is hiring large numbers of workers through the federal H-1B program with plans to train foreigners to replace U.S. citizens who are currently performing skilled labor. [The Charlotte Observer] Under the H-1B... (Continue reading)

Tribune printing press moving again

Fourteen months after McClatchy began printing the San Luis Obispo Tribune in Fresno, the publishing company will again move the newspaper’s printing operations to a new press. The move is a result of McClatchy’s decision to start printing the Fresno... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria Times cuts Monday edition

As local publisher Lee Central Coast Newspapers announced it would stop printing the Times Press-Recorder, it also informed Santa Maria Times subscribers that they would no longer receive Monday newspapers. The publishing company says it is adapting to an industry... (Continue reading)

Kokkonen calls out New Times for Ku Klux Klan comparison

OPINION by MATT KOKKONEN San Luis Obispo’s “New Times” weekly paper wrote in its opinion by “The Shredder” on May 5, “What’s white, has three K’s in its name, and hates ‘illegal’ immigrants? Well, yes, the Ku Klux Klan, but... (Continue reading)

Times Press-Recorder announces closure

After 129 years, the Times Press-Recorder plans to print its last paper on Friday. In 2008, the paper shut down its Arroyo Grande office and went from two days a week to one day a week. The paper covered the... (Continue reading)

El Dorado to sell KVEC to American General Media

KVEC news talk radio, the oldest radio station on the Central Coast, announced earlier today that El Dorado Broadcasters reached an agreement to sell KVEC to American General Media. Under broadcasting regulations, the public will now have 60 days to... (Continue reading)