OC Line: Afflicting the comfortable

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Gustavo_Arellano-300x275Orange County Register owner Aaron Kushner has made national news for hiring reporters at a rapid rate, while most dailies continue to lay off staff.

But he also raised eyebrows by telling his staffers that he doesn’t believe in the old journalistic stand-by of “comforting the afflicted and afflicting the comfortable.”

Well that doesn’t sit well with Gustavo Arellano of the OC Weekly, who joins KCRW’s Steve Chiotakis for this weekly segment we call Orange County Line.