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Why people get mad at the media, part l

We have a tenant on the third floor of our Guardian building at l35 Mississippi St, at the bottom of Potrero Hill in San Francisco, called Digg.com, a new and bustling and...

Whew! What a Best of Party last night!

What a splendid Best of Party last night at Club Six down in the inner Mission in San Francisco. Almost all of this year’s Best of winners were there, more than 300 of...

More on the Case of the Uncovered Bay Area Newspaper Monopoly

1. It was good to see today’s Chronicle run a big front page, above the fold story on a 24-year-old freelance cameraman (Josh Wolfe) upholding journalistic principle and going to jail rather than disclosing...

The press censors the press

Well, well. Today’s Chronicle/Hearst had some big stories on its front page, including a story by its City Hall reporter headed “SF Residents asked to volunteer for a day.” The lead:...

Stop the presses

July 31, 2006 Here are the developments following my “monopolies are forever” blog of last Friday: 1. Today, Monday, July 31, The Department of Justice decided, “to close its investigation” into the Singleton/Hearst monopoly deal....

Another Potrero Hill journalist

Bob Rezak, a journalist for many years and a Potrero Hill native, chimes in with this tale: Your item on the 13 year old publisher makes me think there is something in the air on...

Monopolies are forever

July 28, 2006 By Bruce B. Brugmann (henceforth to be known as B3 in this Bruce blog) Earlier this week I dropped by Christopher’s Books on Potrero Hill, my favorite neighborhood bookstore, and was delighted to find...

Talk to me, dammit

Welcome to the Bruce Blog, where editor and publisher Bruce B. Brugmann (B3) will be giving you his thoughts on everything from his home town in Rock Rapids Iowa to his 40 years publishing...