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Berkeley Police Chief’s Free Speech Battle Continues

March 30, 2012 | 12:30 pm

Berkeley Police Chief’s Free Speech Battle Continues

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  The controversy surrounding Berkeley police chief Michael Meehan isn’t going away. Local journalists are asking for more information about Meehan’s decision to send a police spokeswoman to the Berkeley home of a reporter after midnight to change a line in an article referencing Meehan. I followed up with City Councilman Kriss Worthington yesterday to […]

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March 12, 2012 | 4:51 pm

Berkeleyside Gives Us the Lowdown on Uproar Over Late-Night Police Visit to Reporter

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Regarding the strange doings in Berkeley concerning Police Chief Michael Meehan and Oakland Tribune reporter Doug Oakley, Frances Dinkelspiel of our news associate Berkeleyside broke it all down for KQED’s Sarah Baughn this morning. Here’s the interview… On Thursday Mar 8 there was a very contentious meeting about the way Berkeley police responded to a […]

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December 6, 2011 | 8:18 am

Some N. California Papers to Cease Publication on Mondays

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Update 9:23 a.m. The original report we cited from paidContent.org was incorrect. That report stated six newspapers owned by Media News Group, including the Bay Area News Group’s Oakland Tribune, Hayward Daily Review, and Fremont Argus, would cease print publication on Mondays, but still publish online. But Carl Hall of the Pacific Media Workers Guild […]

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