NC Media Watch

A quest for reason and accuracy in letters to the editor, guest editorials and other issues of interest to the citizens of Western Nevada County.

Monday, January 03, 2005


If you do not read the Sac Bee Opinion page, you may have missed this: Grass Valley publisher sparks an outcry, by Jeff Kearn’s a UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism student.
A group of liberals has begun a campaign to get rid of the man they say encourages divisiveness.

By Jeff Kearns -- Special To The Bee
Published 2:15 am PST Sunday, January 2, 2005

GRASS VALLEY - Politics in this old Gold Rush town long has been polarized, and as recent growth has exacerbated the situation, few have felt it more than Jeff Ackerman, publisher of The Union. The pages of his 141-year-old daily paper often smolder with attacks that reflect deep divisions in western Nevada County, where migration from urban areas is bringing new people, money and attitudes.
Check out the full article here, it is worth your time to read. It gives some insight to both Jeff Ackerman and his nemeses Eric Engle.

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