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PG&E’s candidates

EDITORIAL We've seen plenty of allies of Pacific Gas and Electric Co. on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. We've seen a few PG&E...

Doug Chan, PG&E’s man at City Hall

October 20, 2006
By Tim Redmond Matt Smith, the SF Weekly columnist, did a little investigative reporting last week and discovered that Doug Chan, candidate for supervisor from...

The Village Voice, 1953 to October 2005 (the date the New Times purchased the Voice), RIP

September 1, 2006
The hitman cometh There’s a key phrase in this morning’s New York Times account of the Mike Lacey massacre at the Village Voice (“Village Voice...

Why people get mad at the media, part 8, Business Week/McGraw Hill finally does the right thing and publishes...

August 28, 2006
As you may remember from my spine-tingling serial blogs, I have now spent more than two weeks scampering up and down the hills and...

When the assholes take over

August 28, 2006
By Tim Redmond What happens when the people who run the SF Weekly take over a paper in Seattle? It's not pretty. No more endorsements,...

Vote to impeach

EDITORIAL Mainstream media reporters and pundits, as well as our cynical colleagues at the SF Weekly and the rest of their corporate alt-weekly chain,...

Why people get mad at the media, part 7, a letter to the editor of Business Week/McGraw Hill

August 15, 2006
Note to the reader: This is a copy of a letter I emailed today to the unidentified "editor filter" at bw@businessweek.com, as instructed...

Why people get mad at the media, part 6, “Grungy” or “not grungy,” the Guardian presents some candid...

August 14, 2006
Well, to continue this “grungy” saga, Mary Kuntz, an assistant managing editor at Business Week/McGraw Hill, called me from the splendorous McGraw Hill building...

Why people get mad at the media, part 3, The case of “grungy offices” and “grungy journalism”

August 9, 2006
Following up my attempts to my attempt to get a full correction from Business Week/McGraw Hill: I finally got a call yesterday (Tuesday) from Jessi...

Why people get mad at the media, part l

August 4, 2006
We have a tenant on the third floor of our Guardian building at l35 Mississippi St, at the bottom of Potrero Hill in...

Now, this is really lame

July 20, 2006
By Tim Redmond Everyone knows that the East Bay Express and the SF Weekly are owned by Village Voice Media (formerly New Times), but this...

SF weekly sold

October 4, 2005
Microsoft owner purchases local paper.