Alpert: ‘There is very little trust inside San Diego Unified’

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[captionpix imgsrc=”http://sdrostra.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Emily.jpg” captiontext=”Emily Alpert”] Politics & Media Mashup: your weekend news aggregator leads off with a Q & A with Emily Alpert, the former education reporter at voiceofsandiego.org. Also included: Gobs of links to some of the week’s best stories about local, state and national politics as well as social and traditional media. Emily Alpert covered education for voiceofsandiego.org until she was laid …

Voice’s Fact Check King: One False Claim Is Found Every Week

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[captionpix imgsrc=”http://sdrostra.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Kyle-Keegan-2010-100px-11.jpg” captiontext=”Keegan Kyle”] Politics & Media Mashup: your weekend news aggregator leads off with a Q & A with Keegan Kyle, the Fact Check King at voiceofsandiego.org. Also included: Gobs of links to some of the week’s best stories about local, state and national politics as well as social and traditional media. If you read voiceofsandiego.org you read Keegan Kyle, who …

Reader: ‘The Watchdog is the best thing about the Union-Tribune’

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[captionpix imgsrc=”http://sdrostra.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Ricky-Young.jpg” captiontext=”Ricky Young, U-T’s Watchdog Editor”] Politics & Media Mashup: your weekend news aggregator leads off with a Q & A with Ricky Young, the editor of U-T San Diego’s Watchdog Team. Also included: Gobs of links to some of the week’s best stories about local, state and national politics as well as social and traditional media. “Journalism that upholds the …

Alvarez: No Access to Information

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Yesterday, Voice of San Diego’s Liam Dillon covered a very interesting Q&A with San Diego City Councilman David Alvarez, who represents the city’s South Bay neighborhoods. During the Q&A, Alvarez, a Democrat, spoke about being on the opposing/wrong side of a couple of issues. Not because of money or influence, but because of his personal experiences growing up in some of San …

Does Maas miss good journalism or is ‘Sinko DeMaio’ his real end game?

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Your weekend news aggregator leads off with the most interesting local stories of the week and includes links to stories about statewide politics, presidential politics and social media. A DeMaio Documentary might surface if there is any decent dirt to dig up on San Diego mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio, said Republican developer Fred Maas. The project is in the infant stages …

Weekend Reading: Voice layoffs, Fletcher tops poll, Schools on the brink, Public pensions too high and Newt under attack

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Your weekend news aggregator: Local Most of the local Twitter chatter on Friday was about the Voice of San Diego laying off nearly a third of its staff. Four people were let go, proving yet again that no one has figured out what a sustainable business model for local journalism looks like. A new and very unscientific San Diego Mayoral Albondigas …