The Press: Oakland Case

One day last week the California Supreme Court handed down a decision that should have been not only big news for San Francisco and Oakland newspapers but a story to warm the cockles of any good reporter's heart. The San Francisco Chronicle reported the decision, passed up the story behind it. No other local paper even mentioned it, nor did any press service carry a line on its wire. The story:

In 1911, saddened by the death of a brilliant son, Publisher William Dargie of the Oakland Tribune died. Publisher Dargie had married a...

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