Category Archives: Media

Editorial: Peninsula Readers Need Daily Newspaper Representation

The daily Herald newspaper has gone so far off the deep end, abandoning their professional responsibility to Monterey Peninsula readers – that we need a whole new newspaper of record. A newspaper that explicitly refuses to hire such horrible anti-public … Continue reading

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Not Facebook – Try “One Social Web” or Diaspora

US President Obama warned high-school students in Virginia September 2009 — “Be careful about what you post on Facebook, because in the YouTube age whatever you do will be pulled up later somewhere in your life.” “They trust me [with … Continue reading

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Doing Nothing Beats Doing Wrong

“Doing Nothing is Always Superior to Doing Something Wrong” – David Dilworth, March 2011 You’ll probably not guess who is my favorite President since I’ve been of voting age, or why. You’re right, “favorite” is too strong. Lets just say … Continue reading

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Part II: Herald’s Livernois – Censoring, Slander and Bullying?

This is Part 2 of a report on HOPE’s first meeting with the Gary Omernick, President of The Herald, Monterey’s local daily newspaper. A primary subject on our agenda is the Herald’s 7 year long complete news and editorial blackout … Continue reading

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Herald’s News Story Gatekeeper Livernois Disgusted with Public Commenting at Government Meetings

Did you ever wonder why newspaper stories are biased in favor of government and business — and against public interests ? Well, we got a rare insight in a Herald blog article by Joe Livernois. Livernois is the Herald’s “City … Continue reading

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Part I: Was the Herald’s Letter-Editor Royal Calkins Caught Censoring & BlackListing, then Lying to Cover it up?

(c) Copyright 2009-2011 David Dilworth “I’ll never print anything from you.” – Royal Calkins After HOPE received an unusually high number of Herald political censorship complaints (on top of their complete lack of response to HOPE’s carefully written Better Water … Continue reading

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Carmel Pine Cone Publisher Paul Miller Now Censoring Art

Its hard to find any political issue the Carmel Pine Cone Publisher Paul Miller and I agree upon. His loathing for environmental protection, the laws protecting it, and his sucking up to Clint Eastwood and his Pebble Beach Company forest … Continue reading

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Carmel Pine Cone’s Paul Miller – Wrong Again: Apparently Cell Phones Can Cause Head Tumors

Cell Phones Causing Head Tumors (c) Copyright 2011 David Dilworth Update May 31, 2011: “Finally-The First Official Recognition that Cell-Phones Could Cause Brain Cancer” It is unfortunate that it is necessary to disprove Paul Miller’s January 14, 2011 (unsigned) editorial … Continue reading

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Correcting Pesticide Definition and Exposing Hypocrisy in Letter to Carmel Pine Cone Editor Paul Miller

Here’s another letter Carmel Pine Cone Editor Paul Miller refused to print. That refusal solidly reinforces the closing line from his Editorial that this letter responds to “… when you’ve already made up your mind about what a story’s supposed … Continue reading

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