After 40 Years at The Desert Sun, Alum Bruce Fessier Can Say He Did It His Way

Monday, June 10, 2019
PALM SPRINGS DESERT SUN -- “I was a very angry young man when I started at The Desert Sun. I lost my internship at the Union-Tribune because a union wouldn’t let me work for college credit without pay. I was forced to leave my first job after graduating from San Francisco State University because I rejected my boss’s sexual advances. Then I was hired at The Desert Sun for roughly half the salary I was initially offered and I decided I didn’t care about a career in corporate journalism anymore. I started writing very acerbic columns until I could get the hell off The Desert Sun, and I was stunned when I developed a following.“