Tag Archive for Journalism

The Short Memories of OC Register Editorial Page Writers

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Last week, the Orange County Register ran a column by Joseph Perkins that accused the White House of journalistic collusion with left wing media in which Perkins produces actual evidence of said collusion in the form of quotations from left wing media.  It’s a stunning “pot calls Kettle black” moment for a paper that leans…

OC News Brief 9-15-2009

 Jaramillo gets 27 months in prison and must pay restitution. – OCRegister SANTA ANA – George Jaramillo, the ex-lawman who assisted the federal government in its takedown of former Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona, was sentenced today to 27 months in federal prison. Jaramillo, a former Garden Grove police sergeant and assistant sheriff who once aspired to…

OC Register Loses Star Investigative Reporter

OC Register Political Reporter Martin Wisckol mentioned it briefly this afternoon on Total Buzz Blog, and OC Weekly’s R. Scott Moxley covered the story in a bit more detail on NagelGazing. Investigative Reporter Norberto Santana, Jr. has left the Orange County Register. After five years Norberto has left the Orange County government beat. His stories…

One thing the Dark Lord Finally Gets

I have been reading Mike Schroeder’s blog entries for Total Buz.  While mostly partisan and forgettable, Mike did write something I agree with: Journalism is a very difficult profession.  Like George Plimton, I was not qualified to do it without a lot of help during my 4-day stint. Ignoring for a moment what a pathetically slow…