Tag Archive for LA Times

A Word on Andrew Breitbart’s Passing

Andrew Breitbart is dead and allow us to take the high road and express our sympathies to his wife and four children who now must go on without a husband and father.  The local newspapers have considerably different accounts of Mr. Breitbart with the OC Register taking the apporach he uncovered government corruption and media…

IPSF Meets 2011 Fundraising Goal

It’s remarkable when, even in a down economy, that a  community that values education can make up where our tax dollars fall short.  And thanks to the Irvine Public Schools Foundation, the community raised $500,000 in 2011 which will be matched by the City of Irvine dollar for dollar. Here’s the press release:  Irvine Public…

No Denials and No Pala IEs as Tweets on a Train Story Goes Viral

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The “Tweets on a Train” story featuring an overheard cell phone conversation of AD-69 candidate Michele Martinez by investigative journalist Bob Salladay has gone viral being picked by by the Sacramento Bee, a variety of technology/social media web sites, and even the Poynter Institute’s web site read by journalists all over the country.  It’s spawned…

Bloggers or Journalists?

  Chris and I were talking about this topic earlier this week.  And having met several people at Senator Corerra’s holiday open house, the subject came up again.  Is TheLiberalOC a political news blog or are we an opinion blog, and are we bloggers, opinion writers or journalists?  I think we could answer “yes” to…

Catholic League Hates Gustavo

Bill Donohue heads up the Catholic League and you’ve probably seen him on CNN and Fox News usually arguing against Gay Marriage and complaining about coverage of priests who sexually abuse kids and the higher ups who cover for them.  Donohue is now taking aim at Village Voice Media, who publishes the OC Weekly, for…

LA Times: An Occupy Manifesto for Real Change

Today’s LA Times editorial page features this editorial about the Occupy movement and turning the energy behind it into something that actually affects change instead of just a protest. The editorial seems to capture the essense that many people — including those who support the ideals of Occupy — want the movement to morph into…