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Luke Ford vs. Eric Spillman: Dust Up Duel over Villaraigosa

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Luke Ford will face off against Eric Spillman (KTLA) in the LA Times’ Dust Up feature. They’ll be sparring about Bloggers vs. MSM, with a segue into the Mayor and the Mistress.

Luke’s been making a list:

When was the last time a TV news reporter was fired for getting a story wrong? (Dan Rather?)

When was the last time a TV news reporter was fired for not breaking stories?

Ford doesn’t think much of Spillman’s blog–and considering Spillman just posted the Virgin Air press release we threw away….

Of course, this way the LAT can weasel out of actually keeping the story alive, as Mickey Kaus points out.

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