SFSU Learning Assistance Center
Phone: (415) 338-1993
Location: HSS 348
Monday -Thursday 9 AM-4 PM
Friday 9-12 PM

Reporting Neighborhoods

Recording Interviews
Prior to recording any interview, make certain that you know the law. Here are a few good resources with which to begin:

For a general overview of how to record an interview using a smartphone, watch this 4-minute YouTubeVideo from the BBC.

San Francisco Resources

City of San Francisco website

City of San Francisco organizational chart

City of San Francisco Facebook page

San Francisco Board of Supervisors

SFGate Guide to San Francisco Neighborhoods

SF Planning Department Neighborhood Groups Map

Oakland Resources

City of Oakland website

Oakland City Council Guide to Oakland Neighborhoods


Knight Digital Media Center tutorials on public records

Knight Digital Media Center resources and links on mapping

Knight Digital Media Center tutorial on Twitter for Journalists

Associated Press Style

Associated Press Style Guide Online

Style and Resource Guides

Grammar/Punctuation Resources