Articles Tagged With ‘Media’




Conservative journalist wins back California press credential

Conservative journalist and longtime Sacramento reporter, Katy Grimes, has reclaimed her Capitol press credential following a successful appeal on First Amendment grounds. An arm of the California Legislature rules committee had refused to renew Grimes’ credential, stating she worked for... (Continue reading)

Dale Gustin arrested during a disagreement at KPRL

Dale Gustin, a candidate for the San Luis Obispo County District 1 supervisor seat, was arrested Wednesday after he refused to leave the KPRL broadcasting station. Weeks ago, KPRL staff invited the four District 1 candidates to a forum to... (Continue reading)

Dick Mason departs KVEC radio

Morning news anchor Dick Mason stepped down from KVEC radio on Monday, a little more than three months after he began the position. Mason, a veteran Central Coast news broadcaster, was originally hired by El Dorado Broadcasters last January to... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly gives TV deal to president’s friend

By KAREN VELIE (Editor’s note: In the interest of transparency, readers should know that Cal Coast News editor Bill Loving is a tenured professor in the journalism department at Cal Poly. A recording of an interview with Cal Poly President... (Continue reading)

Media collusion cultivates corruption

OPINION by DANIEL BLACKBURN Let’s not parse words: the local daily newspaper is the leading cause of widespread governmental corruption so widely associated with San Luis Obispo County. This truism was driven home Sunday morning when The Tribune’s editorial board... (Continue reading)

Tribune Co. loses out on California newspaper sale

Following interference from the United States Department of Justice, the Tribune Publishing Company has lost its opportunity to corner the Southern California newspaper market. A competing publisher is now set to purchase a Southern California newspaper portfolio. [USA Today] At... (Continue reading)

DOJ trying to stop California newspaper sale

The United States Department of Justice has filed a civil antitrust lawsuit in attempt to block the Tribune Publishing Company from purchasing the Orange County Register. The DOJ is also trying to halt the sale of the Riverside County Press-Enterprise... (Continue reading)

Hill zeroes in on broadcaster Dick Mason

By DANIEL BLACKBURN San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill apparently has selected his next target for his unique brand of vitriol: veteran radio newsman Dick Mason. Mason is set to take over the morning news assignment at KVEC/920 on... (Continue reading)

KVEC drops morning news team

El Dorado Broadcasters, owner of News/Talk 920 KVEC radio, announced in an email Monday morning plans to terminate the positions of both News Director King Harris and on-air producer Joe Bowman, effective Jan. 15. Harris has served as the host... (Continue reading)

Dick Mason signs off from KKJL

Veteran radio newscaster Dick Mason exits K-Jewel, 1400 AM and 106.5 FM. Mason was terminated on Thursday by station management because of budgetary restraints. Mason says his dismissal is not related to recent discord with a local public official or... (Continue reading)