Tag Archive for Media

Is the Register Going Tabloid?

After Frank Mickadeit’s hit piece on Larry Agran today, this news doesn’t surprise me. Editor & Publisher reports: NEW YORK The Orange County Register is studying a change to tabloid format after an internal task force review of money-saving options proposed the move along with several other changes. Terry Horne, president and publisher of the…

Vanity Fair Weighs In

Vanity Fair is owned by Condé Nast. So is The New Yorker. According to the Vanity Fair web site, the folks at Vanity Fair had an opinion about their sibling publication’s recent Obama cover. Well, sure — didn’t most everyone? Well Vanity Fair’s opinion was along the lines of, better you than us. With that…

Oversight? Who needs it? We’ve got Keystone Managers/Cops

Just one more example of How Orange County CEO Tom Mauk lets managers off the hook for errors that cost the taxpayers hundreds of thousands, if not millions of dollars to fix. Be it managing personnel OC CEO Mauk condones Bustamantes’ sexist remarks!, or contracts here, he just keeps getting it wrong. County IT task…

TheLiberalOC – The Best of Orange County

Before attending the weekly Drinking Liberally gathering at Memphis in Santa Ana, I attended the re-launch celebration reception for Orange Coast Magazine. In the gift bags they handed out was the July issue featuring their 2008 Best Of Orange County feature. I am pleased to announce the The LiberalOC.com was named the Best Liberal Blog…

Marty Talks to John McCain

Fascinating interview with John McCain by the Register’s Marty Wisckoll.  Read it here.  John McCain doesn’t know how much gas was a gallon the last time he pumped his own gas.  And he thinks Arnold is doing a great job.  

Bush Administration DID LIE us into Iraq

The Red County/OC Blog feed headline “Bush Never Lied To Us About Iraq” caught my eye this afternoon. I had to click through to see what drug Jubal/Matt Cunningham was on.  Prominent Democrats and their apologists have claimed ad nauseum that they — and by extension the nation — were deliberately mislead into war by the…

Register to Outsource Copy Editing from India

Call me Old-Fashioned, but I’d like to think no one knows Orange County better than the folks who cover it – the OC news media at the Register, the LA Times, the Daily Pilot, OC Weekly and a host of excellent weekly newspapers.  So I am disheartened to learn from MediaBistro and the OC Weekly’s…