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B. 2017-06-30 Legendary KGO anchorman, Van Amburg passes away at 86 El Cerrito
2017-06-26 Tim Westergren plans to step down as Pandora CEO Oakland
3. 2017-05-03 Facebook to hire 3,000 video monitors Facebook
E. 2016-03-01 Oakland loses Tribune, with paper folded into new East Bay Times Oakland
F. 2016-02-11 Pandora CEO declines comment on sale report, shares recede Oakland
G. 2015-06-08 Apple reveals new Music app to rival Spotify Moscone Center, South of Market
7. 2015-06-03 Yahoo Lands NFL’s First Internet-Only Broadcast Yahoo
8. 2015-04-23 Pandora reports 1Q loss but beats analyst estimates Oakland
J. 2015-01-13 Chronicle naming woman as its editor in chief SF Chronicle

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Time Media Business Bad Economic News
2017
06/26 Tim Westergren plans to step down as Pandora CEO
05/03 Facebook to hire 3,000 video monitors
Bad Economic News
2017 2017
Bad Economic News
2015
06/08 Apple reveals new Music app to rival Spotify
Bad Economic News
2015 2015
Bad Economic News
2014
10/14 San Francisco Bay Guardian shuts down after 48 years
10/14 San Francisco Bay Guardian shuts down after 48 years
2013
09/11 Pandora names ex-aQuantive head McAndrews as CEO
04/30 News companies warned by Twitter
Bad Economic News
2013 2013
Bad Economic News
2011
02/11 Pandora Media plans for an IPO
01/03 Rival papers settle lawsuit over ad pricing
Bad Economic News
2011 2011
Bad Economic News
2010
03/24 Chronicle, Bloomberg team up
Bad Economic News
2010 2010
Bad Economic News
2009
10/26 Chronicle saw worst circulation decline
09/01 Examiner.com buys NowPublic
04/18 Rolling Stone closes last S.F. office
02/24 Hearst wants 'significant' cuts at Chronicle
10/26 Chronicle saw worst circulation decline
04/18 Rolling Stone closes last S.F. office
02/24 Hearst wants 'significant' cuts at Chronicle
2008
09/30 B. Area News Group names new publisher
09/17 Chronicle names Adkins as new president
08/02 Newspapers assail news-rack fee hike plan
05/15 CBS in $1.8B deal for info site Cnet
03/25 Iconic ad man Hal Riney dies
03/05 Jury sides with Guardian
02/19 Papers seek buyouts to cut costs
01/25 Bushee New Chronicle Editor
01/23 New job for editor Bronstein
03/07 Mercury News Lays Off 34
02/19 Papers seek buyouts to cut costs
2007
12/22 Bonds Saga 'Sports Story Of The Year'
07/21 Journalist Pete Wilson Dies At 62
06/19 Paper To Cut 17% Of News Staff
05/19 Chronicle to cut 25% of jobs in newsroom
06/19 Paper To Cut 17% Of News Staff
05/19 Chronicle to cut 25% of jobs in newsroom
2006
04/26 MediaNews to buy Merc, CoCo Times
03/13 McClatchy to Buy Knight Ridder for $4.5B
03/13 McClatchy to sell San Jose, CCC papers
Bad Economic News
2006 2006
Bad Economic News
2005
12/05 TV Anchor Doug Murphy Dies In Fire
10/18 Longtime Sports Announcer Bill King Dies
07/25 Paper, employees reached tentative deal
06/08 $80bn Google takes top media spot
Bad Economic News
2005 2005
Bad Economic News
2004
02/19 Billionaire Anschutz buys SF Examiner
01/30 $51,000 for spot next to Peterson trial
Bad Economic News
2004 2004
Bad Economic News
2003
10/20 KTVU's Fancher died from breast cancer
02/28 Red Herring magazine closes
02/21 Examiner lays off staff; plans to be free
Bad Economic News
2003 2003
Bad Economic News
2002
10/16 Anchor Joe leaving KNTV
10/08 Upside magazine folds
02/28 John Madden Moves to ABC
10/08 Upside magazine folds
2001
11/27 Chronicle to cut 220 jobs
11/27 Chronicle to cut 220 jobs
2000
11/21 Examiner ends after 113 years
05/14 Sale of Chronicle turns into 'nightmare'
03/30 Justice clears Chron sale to Hearst
03/24 Hearst, Chronicle Try to Tossed Out Suit
03/21 Chronicle To Rename Concord Pavilion
02/03 Columnist Art Hoppe Dies
02/01 Free-Lancers On Strike at Pacifica News
11/21 Examiner ends after 113 years
05/14 Sale of Chronicle turns into 'nightmare'

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Legendary KGO anchorman, Van Amburg passes away at 86 Tim Westergren plans to step down as Pandora CEO  Recode reported that the internet radio service's co-founder plans to step down. Pandora Media Inc., up 18 cents to $8.46 Facebook to hire 3,000 video monitors  3,000 to review videos in an effort to monitor the site for the kind of violent and disturbing videos that have plagued it in recent weeks Oakland loses Tribune, with paper folded into new East Bay Times Apple reveals new Music app to rival Spotify San Francisco Bay Guardian shuts down after 48 years  The weekly newspaper, a leading progressive voice in the city, is closing for financial reasons, its publisher said Pandora names ex-aQuantive head McAndrews as CEO  Internet radio giant Pandora named the former head of digital advertising company aQuantive, Brian McAndrews, as its new chief executiv News companies warned by Twitter Pandora Media plans for an IPO  Popular Internet radio company announced plans to go public and raise as much as $100 million from a stock sale Rival papers settle lawsuit over ad pricing Chronicle, Bloomberg team up Chronicle saw worst circulation decline Examiner.com buys NowPublic Teamsters OK Chronicle Pact Rolling Stone closes last S.F. office  Jann Wenner co-founded in SF the irreverent biweekly 42 years ago to cover the psychedelic rock scene and counterculture movement Hearst wants 'significant' cuts at Chronicle


year 2017 Top ^

Jun.30   El Cerrito
Jun.26   Oakland
May.3   Facebook


year 2016 Top ^

Mar.1   Oakland
Feb.11  Oakland  Pandora CEO declines comment on sale report, shares recede


year 2015 Top ^

Jun.8   South of Market
Jun.3  Yahoo  Yahoo Lands NFL’s First Internet-Only Broadcast
Apr.23  Oakland  Pandora reports 1Q loss but beats analyst estimates
Jan.13  SF Chronicle  Chronicle naming woman as its editor in chief


year 2014 Top ^

Oct.14   San Francisco
Aug.25  Napa  Napa Valley Register produce paper amidst quake damage


year 2013 Top ^

Sep.11   Oakland
Apr.30   Twitter


year 2012 Top ^

Oct.20  Google  Brazil papers pull out of Google


year 2011 Top ^

Jun.18  Oakland  Pandora Media's market value $2.14 billion
Feb.11   Oakland
Jan.3   San Francisco


year 2010 Top ^

Nov.30  San Francisco  Salon.com puts itself up for sale
Apr.27  SF Chronicle  Newspaper circulation slides
Mar.24   SF Chronicle
Mar.4  SJ Mercury News  MediaNews Parent's Bankruptcy Plan


year 2009 Top ^

Oct.26   SF Chronicle
Oct.16  San Francisco  New York Times Launches SF Edition
Sep.24  San Francisco  $5M investment for journalism
Sep.10  Oracle  Tech Giants On Charging Readers Online
Sep.1   San Francisco
Aug.21  San Francisco  Japanese paper folding
Apr.19   SF Chronicle
Apr.18   San Francisco
Mar.29  San Francisco  Slumping Economy Sinking Ethinc Papers
Mar.9  SF Chronicle  Paper reaches tentative pact with union
Feb.24  Yahoo  Yahoo Executive Joins Hearst
  SF Chronicle
  The Hearst Corp. to reverse the deepening operating losses is seeking near-term cost savings that would include 'significant' cuts to the staf
Jan.28  San Jose  Paper chain's staffers to be furloughed


year 2008 Top ^

Dec.3  San Francisco  Huffington Post plans S.F. edition
Sep.30   Walnut Creek
Sep.17   SF Chronicle
Sep.11  Novato  Award-winning weekly paper to shut down
Aug.2   San Francisco
Jul.16  YouTube  YouTube Inks Ad Deal
Jun.25  Oakland Downtown  101-year-old newsstand to close
May.15   San Francisco
May.9  San Francisco  Judge To Likely Raise SF Weekly Damages
Apr.28  SF Chronicle  New chief at SFGate
Mar.26  Netflix  Netflix Offers Rebate
Mar.25   San Francisco
Mar.24  Google  Google Wants TV 'White Space' for Wi-Fi
Mar.7   SJ Mercury News
Mar.5   San Francisco
Mar.1  San Francisco  Jury gets Guardian's turf battle
Feb.19   SJ Mercury News
Jan.25   SF Chronicle
  Ward H. Bushee has been named executive vice president and editor of The SF Chronicle, the Hearst Corp. said
 Bushee, 58, a second-generation journalist, is editor and vice president of the Arizona Republic in Phoenix since 2002
Jan.23   SF Chronicle New job for editor Bronstein  Chronicle Editor is leaving his post to assume a broader role in the newspaper division of the Hearst Corp., which owns The Chronicle Jan.10   San Francisco Young Broadcasting to sell KRON-TV Jan.3  SJ Mercury News  MediaNews VP David Butler named editor Jan.2  SF Chronicle  Stock tables moving to Web site

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.22  Barry Bonds  Bonds Saga 'Sports Story Of The Year' Dec.7  Santa Clara  Macrovision Snags TV Guide Oct.9  HP  Fiorina Joins New Fox Business Channel Aug.8  Google  Feature to let news subjects respond Jul.21   San Francisco Journalist Pete Wilson Dies At 62
  The award-winning broadcast journalist who co-anchored the evening news at the KGO-TV, died of a massive heart attack during a surgery Jun.19   SJ Mercury News Paper To Cut 17% Of News Staff
May.19   SF Chronicle Chronicle to cut 25% of jobs in newsroom  80 reporters, photographers, copy editors, as well as 20 employees in management positions are expected to be laid off by end of the summer Apr.25  San Francisco  Hearst, MediaNews settle antitrust suit Apr.6  Google  Agence France-Presse, Google Settle Suit Mar.25  San Francisco  Winners honored in Press contest Mar.23  BART  BART Wants TV For Rider Updates Feb.2  SF Chronicle  Hearst Considered Chronicle Sale

year 2006 Top ^

Dec.7  Google  Google Begins Test Of Radio Ads Dec.6  SF Chronicle  Chronicle, MediaNews plan ad sales Oct.20  SJ Mercury News  Mercury News to lay off 101 employees Sep.25  San Francisco  Internet TV Channel Debuts Jul.31  SJ Mercury News  Justice Dept. Clears Merc News Sale Jul.28  SJ Mercury News  Merc, CoCo Times sale clears court hurdle Jun.8  SF Chronicle  Cabbie, Chronicle Reach Settlement May.3  San Francisco  Free Daily Newspaper Launched Apr.26   SJ Mercury News MediaNews to buy Merc, CoCo Times
Apr.20  SJ Mercury News  Media Mogul To Acquire Newspapers Mar.13   SJ Mercury News McClatchy to sell San Jose, CCC papers   San Jose McClatchy to Buy Knight Ridder for $4.5B
  The second-largest U.S. newspaper publisher will also assume about $2 billion in Knight Ridder's debt
 2nd largest takeover in U.S. newspaper history topped only by the Tribune $6.5 billion acquisition of Times Mirror Co. McClatchy's 32 newspapers would be 2nd nationwide in daily circulation behind Gannett, and rank 4th in revenue. McClatchy CEO G. Pruitt said that all the papers are dominant in their markets and ripe for expansions.
Jan.23  San Jose  AtomFilms To Launch Online Studio Jan.17  San Francisco  Buffett buys Business Wire

year 2005 Top ^

Dec.5   Lafayette TV Anchor Doug Murphy Dies In Fire Nov.15  San Jose  Knight Ridder Considers Sale Of Company Oct.19  Lafayette  Attorney Does Numerous TV Interviews Oct.18   Sausalito Longtime Sports Announcer Bill King Dies  The longtime voice of the A's, died overnight after complications from surgery. He was 78 years old Sep.1  Google  Google selling print ads Jul.25   SF Chronicle Paper, employees reached tentative deal Jun.8   Google $80bn Google takes top media spot May.11  Oakland  Knight Ridder starts East Bay Daily News Apr.4  San Francisco  Al Gore Launches New TV Channel

year 2004 Top ^

Nov.12  Redwood City  Local papers rush out banner after verdict Oct.29  San Jose  Station switches to Spanish programming Feb.19   San Francisco Billionaire Anschutz buys SF Examiner  The new managers promised a 'seismic shift in Bay Area journalism'. Anschutz is paying $20 million Jan.30   Redwood City   $51,000 for spot next to Peterson trial  San Mateo County charges $51,000 television stations seeking a spot outside the County courthouse

year 2003 Top ^

Oct.20   Oakland KTVU's Fancher died from breast cancer
Oct.10  San Francisco  Examiner COO Douglas Fang dies at 38 Oct.9  San Francisco  Salon Media CEO leaves the company Sep.26  SJ Mercury News  Knight Ridder names new publisher Jul.10  San Francisco  KQED plans severe cuts May.14  San Francisco  Ex-Red Herring editor to launch magazine May.1  Oakland  ANG Newspapers lays off 49 employees Mar.18  SF Chronicle  Possible job cuts discussed Mar.12  SJ Mercury News  David Yarnold named editor Feb.28  San Francisco  Red Herring magazine closes Feb.21   San Francisco Examiner lays off staff; plans to be free  40 people lost their jobs. The smaller, free paper will continue with about 15 reporters, editors and photographers

year 2002 Top ^

Oct.16  San Francisco  Anchor Joe leaving KNTV Oct.8  San Francisco  Upside magazine folds Feb.28   Pleasanton John Madden Moves to ABC


year 2001 Top ^

Nov.27   SF Chronicle Chronicle to cut 220 jobs


year 2000 Top ^

Nov.21   San Francisco Examiner ends after 113 years
  220 San Francisco Examiner workers faced a new era
Nov.16  SF Chronicle  Chronicle leaders named Jun.27  San Francisco  KRON sold May.14   SF Chronicle Sale of Chronicle turns into 'nightmare'
  Clint Reilly's antitrust suit to stop Hearst from buying the Chronicle and selling Examiner has turned into a soap opera
Mar.30   SF Chronicle Justice clears Chron sale to Hearst  Hearst's transfer of The Examiner to the Fang family had resolved antitrust concerns about the deal Mar.24   SF Chronicle Hearst, Chronicle Try to Tossed Out Suit Mar.21   SF Chronicle Chronicle To Rename Concord Pavilion Feb.3   SF Chronicle Columnist Art Hoppe Dies
  Eloquent satire skewered the pompous and powerful for over 40 years. He was 74 Feb.1   Berkeley Free-Lancers On Strike at Pacifica News  More than 40 free-lance reporters protest censorship at the free-speech radio network Jan.22  Oakland  Newspaper Wins Suit