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The '''''San Francisco Chronicle''''' was founded in 1865 as ''The Daily Dramatic Chronicle'' by teenage brothers Charles de Young and Michael H. de Young.<ref>{{cite news |last=Nolte |first = Carl |title=134 Years of the Chronicle |publisher=San Francisco Chronicle |date=June 16, 1999 | url=http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/1999/06/16/noltehistory.DTL | accessdate =2006-09-21}}</ref> The paper grew along with [[San Francisco ballot measures|San Francisco]] and was the largest circulation newspaper on the West Coast of the United States in 1880; today it is Northern [[California]]'s largest newspaper, serving primarily the San Francisco Bay Area, but distributed throughout Northern California, including the Sacramento area and North Coast.  Today only the ''[[Los Angeles Times]]'' exceeds the ''Chronicle's'' circulation on the West Coast, while the paper is ranked 20th by circulation nationally.
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The '''''San Francisco Chronicle''''' was founded in 1865 as ''The Daily Dramatic Chronicle'' by teenage brothers Charles de Young and Michael H. de Young.<ref>[http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/1999/06/16/noltehistory.DTL</ref> The paper grew along with [[San Francisco ballot measures|San Francisco]] and was the largest circulation newspaper on the West Coast of the United States in 1880; today it is Northern [[California]]'s largest newspaper, serving primarily the San Francisco Bay Area, but distributed throughout Northern California, including the Sacramento area and North Coast.  Today only the ''[[Los Angeles Times]]'' exceeds the ''Chronicle's'' circulation on the West Coast, while the paper is ranked 20th by circulation nationally.
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==Editorial positions on California ballot propositions==
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===February 2008===
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|-
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! style="background-color:#d9edff" | Proposition
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! style="background-color:#d9edff" | Description
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! style="background-color:#d9edff" | This paper's editorial position
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! style="background-color:#d9edff" | Yes Votes
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! style="background-color:#d9edff" | No Votes
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| [[California Proposition 91 (2008)]] || Transportation funding || '''<center>No</center>'''  || - || -
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| [[California Proposition 92 (2008)]] || Community College funding || '''<center>No</center>''' || - || -
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| [[California Proposition 93 (2008)]] || [[Term limits|Alter term limits]] || '''<center>No</center>''' || - || -
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| [[California Proposition 94 (2008)]] || [[California Tribal Gaming Compacts (2008)|Tribal Gaming Compacts]] || '''<center>No</center>''' || - || -
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| [[California Proposition 95 (2008)]] || [[California Tribal Gaming Compacts (2008)|Tribal Gaming Compacts]] || '''<center>No</center>''' || - || -
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| [[California Proposition 96 (2008)]] || [[California Tribal Gaming Compacts (2008)|Tribal Gaming Compacts]] || '''<center>No</center>''' || - || -
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| [[California Proposition 97 (2008)]] || [[California Tribal Gaming Compacts (2008)|Tribal Gaming Compacts]] || '''<center>No</center>''' || - || -
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|}
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==Initiative coverage==
 
==Initiative coverage==
The Chronicle tends to have a conservative outlook on [[initiative]]s often supporting those that enforce less spending and less government.  For instance, the Chronicle recently came under attack<ref>[http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Chronicle_Begins_Attack_on_Affordable_Housing_Measure_5203.html ''Chronicle Begins Attack on Affordable Housing Measure'', BeyondChron, Dec. 14, 2007]</ref> for writing a negative article<ref>[http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/12/13/BA0RTT3K1.DTL ''C.W. Nevius: Supervisor Chris Daly gets kudos of a sort'', San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 13, 2007]</ref> on affordable housing measure in [[San Francisco ballot measures|San Francisco]].
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The Chronicle has recently tended to have a conservative outlook on [[initiative]]s often supporting those that enforce less spending and less government.  For instance, the Chronicle recently came under attack<ref>[http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Chronicle_Begins_Attack_on_Affordable_Housing_Measure_5203.html ''Chronicle Begins Attack on Affordable Housing Measure'', BeyondChron, Dec. 14, 2007]</ref> for writing a negative article<ref>[http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/12/13/BA0RTT3K1.DTL ''C.W. Nevius: Supervisor Chris Daly gets kudos of a sort'', San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 13, 2007]</ref> on affordable housing measure in [[San Francisco ballot measures|San Francisco]].
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It has also taken a conservative position on the coverage of "[[California Universal Healthcare (2008)|Arnoldcare]]" an universal health care measure proposed for the 2008 ballot.<ref>[http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/n/a/2007/12/28/state/n172034S59.DTL&type=printable ''Schwarzenegger, Assembly speaker file health care ballot measure'', San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 28, 2007]</ref>
  
It has also taken a conservative position on the coverage of "[[California Universal Health Care (2008)|Arnoldcare]]" an universal health care measure proposed for the 2008 ballot.<ref>[http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/n/a/2007/12/28/state/n172034S59.DTL&type=printable ''Schwarzenegger, Assembly speaker file health care ballot measure'', San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 28, 2007]</ref>
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Traditionally, the newspaper has a liberal standpoint that endorses progressive measures.
  
 
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<small>This article was taken from [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Francisco_Chronicle Wikipedia], the free encyclopedia</small>
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Latest revision as of 19:16, 9 March 2014

The San Francisco Chronicle was founded in 1865 as The Daily Dramatic Chronicle by teenage brothers Charles de Young and Michael H. de Young.[1] The paper grew along with San Francisco and was the largest circulation newspaper on the West Coast of the United States in 1880; today it is Northern California's largest newspaper, serving primarily the San Francisco Bay Area, but distributed throughout Northern California, including the Sacramento area and North Coast. Today only the Los Angeles Times exceeds the Chronicle's circulation on the West Coast, while the paper is ranked 20th by circulation nationally.

Editorial positions on California ballot propositions

February 2008

Proposition Description This paper's editorial position Yes Votes No Votes
California Proposition 91 (2008) Transportation funding
No
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California Proposition 92 (2008) Community College funding
No
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California Proposition 93 (2008) Alter term limits
No
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California Proposition 94 (2008) Tribal Gaming Compacts
No
- -
California Proposition 95 (2008) Tribal Gaming Compacts
No
- -
California Proposition 96 (2008) Tribal Gaming Compacts
No
- -
California Proposition 97 (2008) Tribal Gaming Compacts
No
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Initiative coverage

The Chronicle has recently tended to have a conservative outlook on initiatives often supporting those that enforce less spending and less government. For instance, the Chronicle recently came under attack[2] for writing a negative article[3] on affordable housing measure in San Francisco.

It has also taken a conservative position on the coverage of "Arnoldcare" an universal health care measure proposed for the 2008 ballot.[4]

Traditionally, the newspaper has a liberal standpoint that endorses progressive measures.

External links

References

Parts of this article were taken from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia