New-ish Orange County Register owner Aaron Kushner has made national news recently for aggressively hiring reporters at a time when most dailies continue to lay off staff. But he also raised the eyebrows of media watchers by telling his staffers that he doesn't believe in the old journalistic adage of "comforting the afflicted and afflicting the comfortable." Is he ushering in a new era of soft journalism, or is he just following the Orange County tradition of protecting the high-and-mighty?
FROM THIS EPISODE
More From Orange County Line
LATEST BLOG POSTS
3 reasons why your commute between Ventura and Santa Barbara has gotten even worse It’s been over a month since deadly mudslides washed through Montecito and shut down Highway 101 for weeks. But, even though the highway is now clean, open and back to… Read More
Vote: What should we answer next? We’ve looked at the history of the Nike missile base, found out about the empty land near LAX, and answered many of your marijuana questions. Now you get to vote!… Read More