Lessons from An Incorrigible, Predictable Swine

We wrote yesterday about how if Tony Ortega didn’t have his pet obsession Scientology to write about, he wouldn’t have anything at all to publish.

Today we have a classic case in point, Tony Ortega’s Swine Flu panic.

What a different time it was for Tony Ortega in that spring

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“Hate is The Driver That Keeps Him Writing”

It’s not much of a stretch to suggest that if it weren’t for his incurable obsession with Scientology, Tony Ortega would have nothing to blog about.

On its face this may sound like a bold claim, especially as we’ve been looking in recent weeks at a number of Ortega’s past articles on a

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Tony Ortega’s Atheism is Leaking Again

The subject of Tony Ortega’s unprofessional biases is something we are vigilant about reminding our readers of. We’ve presented so many examples of Ortega’s bigoted and unbalanced ‘reporting’ that, frankly, it is amazing to us that anyone anywhere would mistake Tony Ortega for an actual journalist.

Maybe that is why it has been

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“Martin Luther King Jr. Would Be Ashamed of You, Mr. Ortega”

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

‘Race relations’ is a subject we are hearing a lot about recently. Making headlines across the nation, it seems the topic of race is in the forefront of the country’s collective conscious. And people everywhere are speaking their mind about it.

All of this reminded us of

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No Kind of Respectable Journalist

We’ve been getting asked a lot here for more context on the developing scandal concerning Tony Ortega and his attempts to have a sexual affair with one of his story sources. As shocking as this story is, it is hardly surprising to any of us familiar with the way Tony Ortega conducts himself both

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Did Tony Ortega Have An Extra-Marital Affair With One of His Sources?

Tony Ortega and Melissa Paris

We received a heads-up from one reader who had been going through our recent run of articles exposing Tony Ortega’s legacy of bad faith journalism and red flags.

The reader, who asked to remain anonymous, drew our attention to long circulating rumor concerning a blog Tony Ortega

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Fake News: Brought To You By Tony Ortega Part 2

Tony Ortega concocted a purposefully fake and misleading bit of libel in bad faith to take yet another petty swipe at his relentless hatred for Scientologists. In it he falsely claims that Scientology conspired to donate $20,000 last month to local city programs in order to “buy” special police protection from riots which no

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Does Tony Ortega Like To Make Christians Look Bad In Public?

As we’ve been looking back at the public’s review of Tony Ortega’s biased work during his brief stint as a tabloid writer for an alt rag in Kansas a recurring theme seems to pop up again and again. One reader named Stephen M. Schaefer summed it up best way back in the spring of

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The Cult of Tony Ortega

Few clearheaded people would argue with the claim that Tony Ortega is a harmful, divisive force in a nation on the brink of fractioning.

Slob-like basement bloggers like Tony Ortega frequently focus on their obsessions and, being blind to all else, pump out story after story they claim supports the narrative they are

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Fake News: Brought To You By Tony Ortega

You guessed it, Tony Ortega is selling simplistic self-serving narratives to his gullible readers again— the only problem, none of it is true.

With all the instability and uncertainty unfolding around us some are taking advantage, opportunistically using the situation to sow chaos and harm — and Tony Ortega is no different.

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