TMZ’s Harvey Levin speaks to UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. He proclaims that “local news is dying, newspapers are dying.” Also, he will not be doing serious news any time soon. [SFist]

Our editor-in-chief is on a media blitz! Bryan Thomas talks about the Daily Cal’s buttload of awards and the newspaper biz’s dire straits. He’s a bit more optimistic, posing the question “How do we need to reshape ourselves for the future of journalism?” [UC Berkeley NewsCenter]

Maybe the Daily Cal needs to learn how to get Internet famous, just like those kids over at Parsons New School for Design. They’re trying to build up their Web persona and then they get graded based on fame. Meanwhile, we’re imagining Tim Gunn telling them to holla at ya boy. [CMM]

Earlier: Face-ing the Facts


Ever wonder what happened to Matthew Wilson since university police found him living near Dwinelle Hall on Aug. 14? Well, for three days after his … discovery? … he stayed in a hospital until his mom came from Texas, after which they promptly decided to eat sushi. [Houston Chronicle]

The Daily Californian published a note by Editor in Chief and President Bryan Thomas, which unfortunately heralded the end of the Daily Cal’s printed Wednesday edition due in part to lower advertising revenue. Shortly thereafter, Syracuse University’s student newspaper cut its own Friday edition. [Daily Cal]

As of today, almost all the trees that could be cut down were. The tree people are confined to one redwood (Wait, a redwood? What?) and received a warning from the university that gives them 72 hours to leave the tree. [Daily Clog

Earlier: Next Move at Oak Grove