Category Archives: Media

Trump throws gasoline on a smoldering media fire

Donald Trump, never one to pass up a chance to start a new fight, has picked one with The Wall Street Journal over an alleged misquote in a story the paper ran last week. The story was based on an … Continue reading

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Word on the street is that Jeffie is grandstanding again

Jeff “Podunk” Pelline, always quick to come to the defense of a potential advertiser in his alleged magazine, is going after The Union for a recent story claiming multiple customers’ drinks were spiked at local bars. The Union ran a … Continue reading

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Hey, Jeffie, why didn’t you disclose YOUR conflict of interest?

Regular readers of his blog know that Podunk Pelline has a double standard for activities in these parts: There’s one standard that applies to Jeffie and a second standard that applies to everybody else. A good example can be found … Continue reading

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The irresponsible Facebook posters of Nevada County

The internet is changing the way we communicate, as people like Podunk Pelline are forever telling us, but they don’t bother to mention the downside of this communication revolution. We saw an example of the downside earlier this week when … Continue reading

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Social media won’t lead to greater enlightenment

Self-styled local media guru Jeff “Podunk” Pelline keeps insisting that social media is changing the way we communicate, presumably for the greater good. The driving force behind this “revolution” is Facebook, the same outfit that just turned over to Congress … Continue reading

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Don’t let the stars get in your eyes

I generally don’t comment on the work of my ¬†fellow columnists at The Union–heck, we get enough comments from the readers–but I can’t resist replying to Hilary Hodge’s column in today’s edition about the California Democratic Party convention. Hodge, a … Continue reading

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Wonders will never cease

Jeff “Podunk” Pelline, who has had nothing nice to say about The Union since management showed him the door several years ago, actually gave the newspaper credit for beating YubaNet with the story that ex-Supervisor Terry Lamphier’s no-contest plea to … Continue reading

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