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Friday, May 28, 2010

Everyone Sing the Bay Area Media Songs!

Posted By on Fri, May 28, 2010 at 6:30 AM

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Let's get together the chorus line...
  • Let's get together the chorus line...

Bay Area Reporter


Reporter, Reporter, you're a newsy, scrappy rag


You cover the heck out of regional gay life, without ever seeming to lag.
Reporter, Reporter, could you share some of your sources and tips with us?
You always seem to be chock full of original stories, without ever raising a fuss



SF Appeal

SF Appeal, SF Appeal, we'll admit you've gone and done it


You've staked a place in the news game -- but no, you haven't won it


SF Appeal, SF Appeal, given your occasional news smash


Imagine what you could do with a billionaire's cash



BeyondChron

Beyond Chron, Beyond Chron, aren't you an indirectly government subsidized journal?


That protects the interests and allies of a certain Tenderloin colonel?


Beyond Chron, Beyond Chron, notwithstanding, you're an interesting read


As long as we remember the city trough at which you feed



7X7

7x7, 7x7, we just checked: You're still alive and doing fine!


Not only that, you have a story about a boyfriend who secretly dates online.


7x7, 7x7, what's more, you've got a 21,000-vote poll for the cutest local pet
Hooray! There's hope for investigative journalism yet.

San Francisco Magazine

San Francisco Magazine, San Francisco Magazine,

despite your front-of-the-book society dreck


Over the years you've still earned our respect
San Francisco Magazine, San Francisco Magazine
,
Whether Ukraine jailed Prime Minister or the bums running the Presidio


You've dredged some great stories out of this little city-o.



MuniDiaries

MuniDiaries, MuniDiaries, how could a whole site based on buses be anything but hack?


But wait, what's this:
A story about a man who reads a book on a bus' front bike rack


MuniDiaries, MuniDiaries, you found news we actually want to know


As we sit and wonder why people move about town so slow.

 

Sing Tao Daily

Sing Tao Daily, Sing Tao Daily, if only we read Chinese


We'd be able to read Hong Kong-centric headlines on shredded American trees


Sing Tao Daily, Sing Tao Daily,

I know this sounds perverse
But my tank is running low, and I'm only giving you one verse

Mission Local

Mission Local, Mission Local, you demonstrate legitimate chops


By investigating things people actually want to know about:
Like old- and new-school doghnut shops.


Mission Local, you're it: if I had to give every neighborhood paper a song,


I'd be working on this silly project all week long


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