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Response to Eliot Rosewater (Reply #2)

Wed Aug 30, 2017, 12:21 PM

5. The Hearst Corp owns the Chronicle these days, the only SF newspaper of record

The Examiner, founded by William Randolph Hearst, has been a lot of things lately, but it is no longer a newspaper.

In 2000, the Hearst Corp. pulled another "switcheroo" by selling its flagship and "Monarch of the Dailies", the afternoon San Francisco Examiner, and acquiring the long-time competing but now larger morning paper, the San Francisco Chronicle from the Charles de Young family. The San Francisco Examiner is now published as a daily freesheet

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