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By Gina Channell-Allen

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About this blog: I am President of Embarcadero Media's East Bay Division and the publisher of the Pleasanton Weekly, Dublin TriValley Views, San Ramon Express and Danville Express. As a 25-plus-year veteran of the media industry, I have experience...  (More)

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Supporting journalism is an investment in our community
May 23, 2011 10:29 am
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The Pleasanton Weekly staff is humbled by and appreciative of the outpouring of support we have received so far in the Support Local Journalism membership drive.... More
Fails and flubs: Notable mistakes and corrections of 2013
Jan 2, 2014 3:58 pm
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As we start a new year, it's time to make plans and set goals. It's also time to reflect on last year, and one of my favorite year-end reviews is the best (of the... More
Anonymity: Good for bringing issues to light or only a license to troll?
Dec 26, 2013 2:04 pm
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The lead from a recent Associated Press story caught my attention. The author, Barbara Ortutay, wrote, "Mix blatant bigotry with poor spelling. Add a dash of ALL... More
Word!
Dec 11, 2013 5:16 pm
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"Selfie" was named word of the year for 2013 and it is officially part of the Oxford dictionary.

Oxford defines the word as: "(n.) a photograph that one has... More
"Your Community, Your Newspaper, Your Life."
Oct 8, 2013 7:25 pm
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This is the 73rd National Newspaper Week!
I thought I would address one of the questions I am asked often: "What's going to happen to the newspaper industry? Aren't... More
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