City Council President, Chula Vista, Media Cuts
Friday, December 12, 2008
San Diego City Councilman Ben Hueso was selected to serve as city council president this week. What role does the council president play in setting the agenda at City Hall, and what do we know about Hueso's background?
Plus, the financial situation continues to worsen for the City of Chula Vista. What can Chula Vista do to reduce its projected $20 million deficit for next year?
And, NPR recently announced that it will cut two shows, and eliminate its workforce by 7%. Can we expect more media downsizing after the beginning of the new year, and how are all these cuts to news outlets affecting their local communities?
- Scott Lewis, co-executive editor of voiceofsandiego.org.
- Carlos Davalos, editor of the Chula Vista Star-News .
- Alisa Joyce Barba, western bureau chief for National Public Radio .
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