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Our View: Even tougher times ahead for local journalism

By   /  Friday, February 26th, 2021  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion, Subscriber content  /  Comments Off on Our View: Even tougher times ahead for local journalism

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Editorial: As the newspaper world turns

By   /  Friday, April 10th, 2015  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: As the newspaper world turns

Shifting ownership and regional printing operations are part of a major realignment going on in the daily newspaper business.

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How Mission & State became foundation’s Mission Impossible

By   /  Friday, July 18th, 2014  /  Columns, Opinion  /  Comments Off on How Mission & State became foundation’s Mission Impossible

It’s time to hit “pause” on the Santa Barbara Foundation’s Mission & State public-interest journalism project. That’s not just my view. At a packed community meeting with representation from a half-dozen media organizations in the area, Lois Mitchell, president of The Orfalea Foundation, a program funder, urged the foundation to suspend a controversial contract that Read More →

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News organizations object to Mission & State funding plan

By   /  Tuesday, July 15th, 2014  /  Nonprofits, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on News organizations object to Mission & State funding plan

A two-hour debate over the future of the Mission & State investigative reporting project in Santa Barbara ended with no resolution but one funder calling for a time-out to reassess the awarding of a management contract to a for-profit news organization. The meeting was held at the offices of the Santa Barbara Foundation, which awarded Read More →

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Business Times wins reporting award for public pension story

By   /  Monday, June 30th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Business Times wins reporting award for public pension story

The Pacific Coast Business Times has won a first-place news reporting award in the Southern California Journalism Awards contest for a story about retired Ventura County Sheriff Bob Brooks suing the county for a supplemental pension benefit. The contest is hosted by the Los Angeles Press Club and includes publications of all sizes throughout Southern Read More →

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Mid-year newsroom update: New faces, new look and our 15th

By   /  Friday, June 13th, 2014  /  Columns, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Mid-year newsroom update: New faces, new look and our 15th

Henry Dubroff

With 2014 nearly at the half-way mark, I thought it would be a good time for a mid-year report from the Business Times newsroom. First, I’d like to introduce Elijah Brumback, who joined our news team as a staff writer on June 2. Brumback previously worked for MiBiz, a bi-monthly business magazine based in Grand Read More →

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Snapwire connects amateur photographers and publishers

By   /  Friday, May 23rd, 2014  /  South Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Snapwire connects amateur photographers and publishers

Chad Newell, founder of Santa Barbara-based Snapwire, a mobile stock photography company. (Nik Blaskovich / Business Times photo)

Snapwire is hoping to solve several problems that plague stock photography, chief among them the issue of freshness. I

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