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Rep. Sanchez clarifies her Univision commments with ‘context’

Gustavo Arellano earlier this week took Loretta Sanchez to task in a post on the OCWeekly’s Navel Gazing blog regarding comments she made in a Spanish language interview on Univision. Gustavo wrote: The Van Tran for Congress campaign put out a press release late last week claiming that their Moby Dick, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, blamed…

Sal Tinajero and his fear of White challengers or any other Latino challenger

Councilman Tinajero approached OC Weekly investigative reporter R. Scott Moxley with his story of a conspiracy to split the Latino vote in his race. Like any great investigative reporter, Moxley took up the challenge and reported Tuesday evening on what he had found. One key thing that I noticed from Moxley’s story is that he allowed Tinajero to present his case, and the witnesses and documentation to support his case. What was missing from the piece was a clear indication of how any laws were allegedly broken. Moxley was careful to not draw any conclusions on his own and let the reader decide.

Voice of OC Hires Managing Editor

Spencer Kornhaber over at OCWeekly followed up on his previous cover story regarding The Voice of OC, the nonprofit news site helmed by former Register reporter Norberto Santana, Jr. Korhaber reports that: The Voice of OC has taken at least one staffer from a publication close to its own heart. The Voice of San Diego on Wednesday…

Citizen Journalism Is Simply Not Enough

Despite our best efforts, bloggers just don’t have enough resources to meet the need for full time investigative reporting. The explosion of internet journalism has launched hundreds of thousands of blogs covering everything from recipes to political opinion. In many cases, politics has inspired the merger of political opinion and actual investigative journalism. The result…

Freedom Communiations May File Bankruptcy

The report was in the Wall Street Journal on Sunday, and I forwarded out a Tweet from OCWeekly yesterday evening. Here is the report from today’s Orange County Register. The Orange County Register’s parent, Freedom Communications, Inc. in Irvine, continues in talks with its lenders about restructuring $770 million in debt, Freedom officials said Sunday.…