Famed Bay Area Journalist, Professor And Media Critic Ben Bagdikian Dies At 96Renowned journalist, critic and teacher Ben H. Bagdikian, who helped publish the Pentagon Papers and for decades was a passionate voice for journalistic integrity, died Friday in Berkeley at age 96.
Facebook's New 'Instant Article' Expected To Radically Change News ConsumptionAlready a vital distributor of news content, the social media website Facebook just got more powerful with the launch of Instant Article Wednesday.
Could Robotic Grape Surgery Be The Tipping Point For Robo Buses, Robo Security Guards, Even Robo News Articles?At some point, it's inevitable that machines will become better than humans at certain tasks. For surgeons, that day may be here soon but what about city buses, security cameras, and even journalists writing articles like this one?
If You've Been Stealing This Berkeley Man's Wall Street Journal, He Has A Message For YouBerkeley residents have a reputation for being politically active and getting things done in their community -- typically with an extra flair.
Simon Was 'The Man' At 60 Minutes - Berkeley Professor Explains What Made CBS Correspondent ‘The Best’Lowell Bergman, a former "60 Minutes" producer played by Al Pacino in "The Insider", remembers Bob Simon's legendary career at CBS News.
Demand For Technical Writers Increase As Journalism Jobs Continue To PlungeIt's a tough market for aspiring journalists, but there are some growing fields where good writers are needed.
Universities Train Next Generation Of Drone Operators As FAA Considers Their Commercial RegulationThe recent revelation that a U.S. commercial jet nearly collided with a drone is adding urgency to the need for new FAA rules governing commercial drones. Meanwhile, universities are training their next generation of operators for journalistic practice.
Saratoga Teen's Photos Going 'Viral' Before Her Suicide Debunked By Student JournalistsSeveral student journalists received a prestigious award for what the Society of Professional Journalists called their “courageous reporting” of the Audrie Pott case.
Bill Would Protect California Reporters' Phone RecordsState agencies would be required to give journalists five days' notice before they issue subpoenas to a third-party company for telephone records under legislation announced Thursday by a state senator.
No Charges Against Gizmodo Blogger In iPhone Prototype CaseProsecutors said Wednesday that they will not bring charges against a tech blogger who bought an Apple iPhone prototype after it was found at a bar in March 2010 in a case that ignited an unusual First Amendment debate.
Journalist Who Grew Up In Bay Area Admits Being Undocumented WorkerA Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who grew up in the Bay Area made a startling admission, outing himself as an undocumented worker.
Jefferson Awards: Global Journalism For Social ChangeCovering stories in the developing world is a job usually left to foreign correspondents, but this week's Jefferson Award winner is changing that, and in the process, empowering women and their communities around the globe.