Bay News Rising – Summer School Launch

by Kat Anderson Pacific Media Workers Guild, in partnership with Fog City Journal, just finished its first week of “summer school” for college journalists at its offices in San Francisco. The summer program, called “Bay News Rising,” is thought to be the first of its kind in the country. The …

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Nurses Strike Sutter Health Over Demands for Worker Concessions

For the fourth time since September, nurses across nine Sutter Health hospitals went on strike Wednesday in response to management demands for worker concessions that include reductions in healthcare coverage, increased pension contributions and changes to workplace rights and conditions. The nurses are also protesting widespread cuts by Sutter to …

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Reports of Occupy’s Demise Greatly Exaggerated

By Ben Vitelli, via Occupy Baton Rouge People can’t seem to stop eulogizing the Occupy Movement. Since the eviction of the protestors at Freedom Plaza last November, it’s become a media cliché to report on the “Death of Occupy.” Articles pop up all over the web, blithely reporting on the failed second …

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