I say this with all sincerity: I want newish Orange County Register owner Aaron Kushner's grand media experiment--invest in print and hire up instead of down--to succeed. Not only will it create a better daily in a county that desperately needs one, but it might also convince other newspaper owners ... More >>
Guess what, kids! Your favorite infernal rag has new owners--kind of!Today, Voice Media Group announced that it's buying out the Weekly and all of its sister papers (there's 13 of us, like any good Mexican family) from the former Village Voice Media. The new owners are some of our old leaders--Scott ... More >>
Photo by Beth StirnamanArpayaso, CCIR head witch Barbara Coe, and Hunt: Who is the biggest clown?The big protest against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio--in town because OC sheriff's candidate Bill Hunt has a massive man-crush on America's Most-Corrupt Sheriff--is supposed to be happening outs ... More >>
As editor Ted B. Kissell's "A Bad Week at the Weekly" post about layoffs at OC Weekly continued (and is continuing) to generate comments, newsroom staffers received a memo about the matter this week from our Village Voice Media overlords.
Now, before I reveal what was in the memo, let me itera ... More >>