The Daily Forty-Niner has been the authoritative source of news at CSULB since its inception 60 years ago in 1949. When students and staff alike seek out and pick up a paper from the familiar black boxes, all they see are the articles and the names: 33 names in the staff box on Page 4 of every edition.
Those 33 staffers...for the most part, they are anonymous. Most readers do not know who they are, their dreams and aspirations, or what goes on in the newsroom: the long hours, the crises, and the race against time to copy-edit and lay out the pages of the paper.
Once the year is gone...not only do they remain anonymous, they become forgotten. The staffers, once graduated, venture out into the real world, and then two, three years out, nobody remembers who the editor-in-chief was, or the managing editor, or even what happened that year.
Asst. Photo Editor Michael Chan Yee has compiled his photographs inside and outside the newsroom, articles, and pieces detailing what happened behind the scenes. It is the definitive statement of who the 2008-2009 staff was, what articles they published, and what happened in the newsroom itself.
See a gallery of photos of the book scheme and the actual product itself here:
I am an alumnus of Cal State Long Beach and the former photo editor Daily 49er newspaper. I specialize in sunsets at the Bolsa Chica Wetlands, press assignments, and covering long-term projects such as jobs, classes, and internships in photo books. My setup includes a 20D, 17-55mm, and the SX110 pocket camera.
2005-2006 MOCA apprenticeship program II Published July 17, 2010
Daily 49er, 2009-2010 Published June 26, 2010
Bring It Back (2nd) Published April 27, 2010
journalism 300, fall 2008 II Published November 29, 2009
Daily Forty-Niner, 2008-2009 Published July 17, 2009
Fusion 2009 Published June 18, 2009
The House of Blue Leaves Published June 07, 2009
ap® environmental science 2005-2006 Published March 01, 2009
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