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Longtime PBS Reporter Spencer Michels Reflects on the Past, Present and Future of News

July 19, 2013 | 8:00 am

Longtime PBS Reporter Spencer Michels Reflects on the Past, Present and Future of News

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KQED recently announced the launch of a new multiplatform program called “KQED Newsroom,” which starting Oct. 18 will replace “This Week in Northern California” on Friday nights. The title is a nod to the station’s groundbreaking 1968 program, which was the first nightly news series on public television and informed the launch of the national […]

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PBS NewsHour Eliminating San Francisco Bureau

June 11, 2013 | 9:52 am

PBS NewsHour Eliminating San Francisco Bureau

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A couple of reports this morning based on a leaked internal memo said PBS NewsHour was planning on shuttering its San Francisco bureau, and now Poynter is reporting that a spokesman for the show has confirmed the closure. The staff reductions include longtime correspondent Spencer Michels, a native of San Francisco and former news anchor […]

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