Tag Archive for NY Times

New California Online Disclosure Law to Impact OC Blogsphere

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Orange County has a very healthy range of political blogs to choose from.  The dirty little secret, is that many of the bloggers at the better known sites are also paid political consultants.  Some disclose their conflict.  Others do not.  But even the ones that don’t, it’s an open secret that their “opinions” are bought…

Paywalls for News on Boston Bombing Lifted

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It was a very stressful day for anyone with friends or family in Boston. And for newspapers with paywalls, the great interest in any news on the bombing prompted many to lift the paywalls for free access to stories.  This practice was done by the Boston Globe, the New York Times and the Orange County…

Defending the OC Register’s Paywall

You work hard for a living, don’t you?  You give your employer 110 percent every day and they take the toils of your labor and charge a customer for it in some manner.  You might be an accountant at a manufacturer, but you can be certain that your salary and benefits are factored in to…

Young Voters in Montana Skew Blue

The New York Times carried this page one story about how in the very red state of Montana, a state that went from Mitt Romney last year and John McCain in 2008, millennial voters are strong liberals who don’t see government as the bogeyman. If it’s happening in Montana and Democrats made big inroads in…