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Posted inCity, Community

Reports from the US-Mexico border: Tyche Hendricks

Day laborers looking for work The recent passage of a law in Arizona that gives police expanded power to ask people for documents proving their legal status is just the latest expression of frustration over immigration. It’s a question that no administration, Democrat or Republican, seems inclined to address. Tyche Hendricks, who teaches international reporting […]

Posted inCommunity

Quentin Hardy talks robbery on The Daily Show

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon – Thurs 11p / 10cMoment of Zen – Goldman Sachs Fraud Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Tea Party Daily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorTea PartyDaily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorTea Party In our experience, Quentin Hardy is never backward about coming forward with his opinions, which is why we […]

Posted inBusiness, Community

MediaBugs, Berkeley-based start-up, launches today

Today marks the launch of MediaBugs, an online error-reporting service based in Berkeley which will  help to monitor Bay Area media for errors and problems. MediaBugs is the brainchild of Berkeley resident Scott Rosenberg, co-founder of Salon, and author of two books: Dreaming in Code and Say Everything: How Blogging Began, What It’s Becoming and Why It […]

Posted inCommunity, Crime, Crime & Safety, Schools

Journalist Josh Wolf faces suspension from UC Berkeley for Wheeler Hall protests

Josh Wolf, the citizen-journalist who served 226 days in federal prison in 2006 for refusing to turn over videotapes he took at a protest in San Francisco, is facing a seven-month suspension from UC Berkeley for being in Wheeler Hall when it was occupied by students on Nov. 20, 2009. Wolf, a first-year student at […]