Former Source Dishes Inside “Scoop” on Working with Tony Ortega

Tony Ortega

Tony Ortega, who is fond of inflating his credentials to make himself appear more important and consequential than he is, was for a while in the habit of referring to himself as ‘the proprietor’.  As patently ridiculous as this sounds, we don’t think this is simply another one of his tone deaf

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Little Bigot In A Big, Online World

Last week we looked at two individuals, Tony Ortega and Chris Shelton, who belong to a troubling group of social media abusers who flaunt anti-hate speech terms and conditions clearly posted by these platforms.

Part of what drives crackpots like Tony Ortega to obsessively continue their campaigns of trolling and online harassment is the

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The Lesson of the Boy Who Cried Wolf

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, odds are you’ve heard us refer to Tony Ortega as a hypocrite a few times. Indeed, when it comes to making a case against Ortega on these charges we’re spoiled for choice given the width and breadth of his double-dealing underhandedness. 

For example, we’ve made

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Terrorism & The Propaganda Ministers of Social Media

We’ve been getting a lot of questions from readers about Tony Ortega’s bigot buddy, Chris Shelton, over the past few days. It makes sense, seeing as self-aggrandized charlatans like Ortega and Shelton are rarely as important or well-known as they’d like you to think.

With that in mind we thought we’d take a closer

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Tony Ortega’s Hate-Tipster Offers Smokescreen Excuse for Twitter Ban

More fallout following our story yesterday of Tony Ortega’s unhinged Twitter accomplice getting temporarily booted off the social media site.

Several readers wrote in to tell us that Chris Shelton (the Twitter terms abuser in question) is publicly denying that his suspension was due to the landslide of complaints registered against him recently for

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Tony Ortega’s Hysterical Hate-Pal Suspended From Twitter

Previously, we’ve reported how unsavory operators like Tony Ortega have been brazenly flouting the rules as they daily violate Twitter’s terms of service agreement with their unchecked hate-speech.

Today we’d like to take a look at the case of Tony Ortega’s online pal Chris Shelton, an abusive anti-religious bigot who also runs a YouTube

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Rottenest To The Core

It seems strange now to think there was ever a time when Tony Ortega wasn’t cowardly hiding in his basement, refusing to breathe a word about his love for Backpage. Only a few short years ago, you practically couldn’t get him to shut up on the subject.

Tony Ortega would often use

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Twitter Users Get Surprise “Backpage” History Lesson

Backpage Bosses

Ever since we ran our story on Kamala Harris, Twitter has been going wild retelling the sordid history of Backpage; specifically, how the notorious human trafficking and solicitation site was a target of Kamala Harris’s back when she was the attorney general of California.

So far we haven’t seen too much in

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Tony Ortega’s ‘Journalism’ Summed Up in 3 Words: “Vilify, Vilify, Vilify”

Tony Ortega

Reporting on hacks like Tony Ortega can almost become something of an abstraction after a while. By this point, we are all well aware of what an arrogant, self-serving fabulist Tony Ortega is as ‘journalist’. Not being confronted daily by the actual words and ideas as expressed in Ortega’s unhinged blog screeds,

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FBI Requests Public Help to Put Away Backpage Pimp

Jose Torres

It’s easy sometimes to feel helpless. Especially, in light of the all the horror Tony Ortega’s bosses at Backpage were able to unleash in the few years their human trafficking operation was cashing in on selling women and young children for sex, leaving a path of human misery in their wake.

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