Category Archives: The Sacramento Bee

Another example of why newspapers are losing readership

We left the San Francisco Chronicle behind when we moved to Nevada County in 2000, mainly because the paper they delivered was the sheep herder edition–distributed to the farthest reaches of their circulation area. Because the paper went to press … Continue reading

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Hey, Podunk, Dan Walters agrees with me. LOL.

Jeff “Podunk” Pelline is drinking the Kool Aid being ladled out by the proponents of Measure B, portraying the $47 million bond issue as a necessary expense for repairing and upgrading our high school educational facilities. This comes after he … Continue reading

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An example of why paper still don’t get it in the Internet age

McClatchy, the owner of 29 newspapers including The Sacramento Bee, announced Thursday it lost $1.5 million in the second quarter “as the newspaper chain continued its decade-long struggle with the shift to a digitally dominated media landscape.” Today’s edition of … Continue reading

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What a bunch of dumbbells

The Sacramento Bee, the region’s largest newspaper that prides itself on holding the powerful accountable, has some explaining to do about the  36-page section on Northern Californian’s numerous aquatic recreational opportunities it published Monday. It made the fatal error of … Continue reading

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The Sacramento Bee thinks this is page one news

Amid all the turmoil in the world today, The Sacramento Bee decided this story deserved front page attention today: “Did mailman deliver turkey’s fatal blow?” The first paragraph of the story set the tone: “Residents on a quiet Fair Oaks … Continue reading

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