Friday, October 03, 2008
The film chronicles events since July 2006, when editor Jerry Roberts and five of his colleagues quit the Santa Barbara News-Press, citing owner and Co-publisher Wendy McCaw's abandonment of journalistic ethics, which McCaw denied. Since then, McCaw and dozens of her former staffers have been engaged in a fierce clash of wills that raises important national questions of journalistic ethics and media ownership.
The re-edited and final version of Citizen McCaw is showing @ Fiesta Five October 9,10,11 at 7:30pm, and the 12th @ 2:30pm with a discussion panel following.
Click here for CitizenMcCaw.com.