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    Does Tribune go easy on Cal Poly?

    Q: Does The Tribune have an agreement with Cal Poly to not report on negative Cal Poly news? I have been getting more local news from Mustang News and Cal Coast News . … I do want to hear the good stuff about the Cal Poly chocolates and the poinsettia sales, etc., but you are doing the...

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    Get acquainted with Tribune’s sports reporters

    Today, we feature our two full-time sports reporters, Alex J. Jankowski and Joshua D. Scroggin. Besides reporting, they help select state and national sports stories, design pages and edit copy as needed.

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    Meet some of the faces behind Tribune’s bylines

    Who’s behind those bylines you read in our newspaper and our website? Meet Ashley Conklin and Tristan Aird, two of The Tribune's staff members.

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    Why limit Viewpoints in The Tribune to incumbents?

    Michael Byrd, a broker and one of the candidates running for 4th District supervisor on the San Luis Obispo County Board in the June primary election, asked recently if we would publish a Viewpoint on a pledge for candidates to run clean, positive and respectful campaigns. We declined, saying that...

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    Why we won’t publish photos issued by the White House

    As journalists, we strive to offer independent coverage — whether it’s breaking news, investigative stories, and individual or business profiles, for example. That includes photos.

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    Readers weigh in on switch to Facebook for online comments

    Our decision a few weeks ago to eliminate anonymous comments on stories on our website has generally been well received. We now require anyone who wants to comment on a story to log in through Facebook and use real names.

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    News and advertising kept separate

    Q: I would be glad to talk about a Tribune sponsorship in return for expanded coverage for our event, but I don’t know who handles that for The Tribune.

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    Wine and Water series strikes a chord

    “Thank you so much for delving in and bringing this issue (the Paso Robles groundwater basin) to the public. It’s opening a lot of eyes to what we have been experiencing for the past several years. It’s really got people talking, and I think/hope will result in some attitude...

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    Election letters not balanced?

    In Sunday’s paper you published a Letter to the Editor in support of (San Luis Obispo City Council candidate) Carlyn Christianson — yet no letter in support of (SLO City Council candidate) Paul Brown appeared. I’m confident it was not due to a lack of Brown letters to publish, ...

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    How to get in touch with columnists?

    Q: I read the April 15 opinion piece by Kathleen Parker (“Judd and McConnell, and a recording”) and wanted to email her that I disagreed with her position on recording private conversations. I think whoever did the recording ought to be given a medal, not prosecuted. When I went ...

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