Tag Archive for libel

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…

Costa Mesa to be Breitbarted on Sunday

With Skosh Monahan’s Bar in Costa Mesa “Freedom Central” according to Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, the city and the pro-conservative movement there are going to be graced with an appearance of Andrew Breitbart this Sunday from 3-6 for an Irish Pub “Fun-Raiser” for the Congressman.  And I can’t believe I’d ever use the words “Rohrabacher,” “Breitbart,”…

James Rainey on Civil Discourse by Commenters

Chip Hanlon’s Red County post about censorship by the Fullerton School District in blocking the Friends for Fullerton’s Future was an excellent post not only for the topic, but for the comments it generated.  One commenter had a comment blocked for violating Red County’s terms of service prompting a discussion of censorship (that term only…

Irvine Tattler gets it wrong again

Irvine Tattler publisher Stephen Smith has gotten some attention from the OC Register, OC Weekly and KUCI’s OC Show lately due largely to his opposition of anything Agran.  We’ve reported on a number of ocassions the lack of details, full context, mistakes and outrght lies Smith tells on his Tattler site that I’m surprised other…