We’re just back from the NYC mothership, and have gotten a slew of mail on the Hiltzik scandal at the LAT‘s blogosphere.
Before we publish some of your letters (later today) and address what have been some very thoughtful and well-articulated points, first, a substantive correction. (‘Clarification‘ always sounded a little chickenshit – sorta like what Ben Bradlee always called “the defensive crouch” – too often the default position of reporters.) Technically, as many readers reminded us, while Hiltzik’s blog has been suspended, Hiltzik has not.
We at FishbowlLA regret any wild-eyed confusion we may have inadvertantly caused with a less than crystal clear remark last week.