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Press Democrat Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Nov. 2002

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
   Media and Academic Journals
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Description:

“The very first newspaper in Santa Rosa, the parent of today’s Press Democrat, was begun in 1857, just three years after Santa Rosa was chosen as the seat of Sonoma County and seven years after California became a part of the United States.

Called the Sonoma Democrat this newspaper was a four-page weekly. Its name reflected the politics of the Santa Rosa and Russian River valleys, which were settled in the 1840s and ’50s by farmers from Missouri, Kentucky and Tennessee…

Today, with a readership of about a quarter million adults, The Press Democrat is the largest newspaper between San Francisco and the Oregon border.”

“About Us,” pressdemocrat.com (accessed Aug. 30, 2007)

Mission:

“As Northern California continues to develop into the 21st century, so too will The Press Democrat.”

“About Us,” pressdemocrat.com (accessed Aug. 30, 2007)

Other:
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