Sold: San Francisco’s Newspaper Monopoly

Sold: San Francisco’s
Newspaper Monopoly

A documentary film
Produced & Directed by Nathan Kensinger
Associate Produced by Meghan O’Hara
Color, 30 minutes, 2001

Sold: San Francisco’s Newspaper Monopoly captures the behind-the-scenes story of the Hearst Corporation’s takeover of the family-owned San Francisco Chronicle in 2001, and explores the last days of the Hearst-owned San Francisco Examiner, which was jettisoned as part of a plan to make San Francisco a one-newspaper town.

 

 

 

 

 

  • All images © Nathan Kensinger 2016