Journalists often joke that they know they’re doing a good job when they piss off everyone equally. But the truth is pissing off sources or story subjects is never a goal; only an occasional, unavoidable byproduct. Some wary folks might sneer at the idea that journalists don’t set out to anger people, but consider this: […]
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Another entry in the new, neverending war between Donald Trump and California, staff comings and goings, unpacking the propositions and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.
In this newsletter, I talk about other newsletters, because it’s Thanksgiving week and I feel like getting crazy.
It feels too small and inadequate to say it, but: It sure is a strange time to be a journalist in America. The election has stirred up a lot of anxiety for journalists everywhere. There is, obviously, the fact that national journalists got this election so very wrong. There are the threats President-elect Trump has […]
I’m not kidding you, Brian Jones is leaving the Legislature. When I first started writing the Sacramento Report, I did a whirlwind cram session on San Diego’s state legislators and eventually came across Jones’ “Are You Kidding Me?” video series, in which he expresses outrage on everything from realignment to drought policies. They’re like a wonkier (and […]
San Diego did some deciding on Tuesday. Here’s what it looked like.
One. Day. Left. With less than 24 hours until Election Day gets under way, you’re probably ready for it all to be over. But are you ready to decide on 14 local ballot measures, 17 state propositions and all the head-to-head races? Whether you just need to brush up on an issue or two or […]
Whether you’re getting acquainted with your ballot for the first time or just need a refresher on certain measures and candidates, here’s a last-minute cram session to get you ready for Election Day.
Beware the Election Day cliches.
Meet the “dangerous man” who’s likely East County’s new assemblyman, revisiting the dueling death penalty measures and more in our weekly digest of news from the capital.