Profile: San Francisco Public Press

Assignment Date

Apply to be Peer Review Editor

The Peer-Review editor has three main responsibilities – to ensure fair and accurate reporting, to be a second pair of eyes before a story is published and to be a sounding board as the reporter develops a story. At any time the Peer-Review editor can also report suspicious activities to Spot.Us.
January 24, 2012

Apply to be Peer Review Editor

The Peer-Review editor has three main responsibilities – to ensure fair and accurate reporting, to be a second pair of eyes before a story is published and to be a sounding board as the reporter develops a story. At any time the Peer-Review editor can also report suspicious activities to Spot.Us.
September 29, 2011

Apply to be Peer Review Editor

The Peer-Review editor has three main responsibilities – to ensure fair and accurate reporting, to be a second pair of eyes before a story is published and to be a sounding board as the reporter develops a story. At any time the Peer-Review editor can also report suspicious activities to Spot.Us.
September 29, 2011

Apply to be Peer Review Editor

The Peer-Review editor has three main responsibilities – to ensure fair and accurate reporting, to be a second pair of eyes before a story is published and to be a sounding board as the reporter develops a story. At any time the Peer-Review editor can also report suspicious activities to Spot.Us.
March 31, 2011

Apply to be Peer Review Editor

The Peer-Review editor has three main responsibilities – to ensure fair and accurate reporting, to be a second pair of eyes before a story is published and to be a sounding board as the reporter develops a story. At any time the Peer-Review editor can also report suspicious activities to Spot.Us.
March 18, 2011

Apply to be Peer Review Editor

The Peer-Review editor has three main responsibilities – to ensure fair and accurate reporting, to be a second pair of eyes before a story is published and to be a sounding board as the reporter develops a story. At any time the Peer-Review editor can also report suspicious activities to Spot.Us.
September 10, 2010

Blogging from the field

The Treasure Island reporting team includes seasoned freelance journalists who have written extensively on politics, environment and development:

  • Victoria Schlesinger — (The New York Times, PBS Frontline, Mother Jones)
  • Bernice Yeung — (The New York Times, East Bay Express, SF Weekly)
  • Christopher Cook — (Harper’s, The Economist, The Christian Science Monitor, Columbia Journalism Review)
  • Alison Hawkes — (The World, KQED, NPR, KALW News)

PLUS: Jeremy Smith, editor of Shareable.net, is contributing a story assessing the visionary design and social objectives slated for Treasure Island. Shareable.net is donating the first $1,000 toward this pitch.

With this assignment they can post blogs and updates along the way.

June 1, 2010

Apply to be Peer Review Editor

The Peer-Review editor has three main responsibilities – to ensure fair and accurate reporting, to be a second pair of eyes before a story is published and to be a sounding board as the reporter develops a story. At any time the Peer-Review editor can also report suspicious activities to Spot.Us.
May 29, 2010

Almost Funded Stories

Unfunded Stories

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