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Bad Soccer Mommie Story Too Hot?

Original post made by what's up? on Aug 11, 2010

When Henry Germain was arrested on similar charges there were endless strings on the Weekly with comments rarely restricted. Now that a female has been arrested not only are the articles restricted to no comments but a thread already posted here was completely removed.
How about an explanation Weekly?
You allow endless rants from the nutcase right about every topic under the sun. But when a Mormon mommie is arrested it is suddenly too hot to allow comments?
Just askin . . . . .

Comments (11)

Posted by Pro-Law, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Aug 11, 2010 at 12:11 pm

Yeah I've noticed that too. This is censorship at it's finest, and ironically it is the Weekly (aka: the press) doing it instead of a government. Does someone at the Weekly have a connection to the people involved in the case? I'm sure the Weekly will just say there are too many comments too keep up with, but that isn't an ethical reason.

Has anyone taken journalism ethics 101?

Posted by observant, a resident of Canyon Oaks
on Aug 11, 2010 at 12:38 pm

Pleasanton Weekly PRINTEDE the story WITH the woman's NAME and her HUSBANDS name and the fact that he is a PROMINENT well know dentist. SO, whenever they get enough HEAT from the outside , they CAVE!

It's all in "who you know" NOT good Journalism.

Puppet Town Weakly striked AGAIN..

Posted by Huh, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Aug 11, 2010 at 2:59 pm

It looks as if the PW has just very recently "revived" the previously deleted/suppressed topic discussion, the one that wasn't there late this morning:

Web Link

It's limited to those registered.

Posted by Huh, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Aug 11, 2010 at 3:04 pm

And I do sense that there is a bit of a double-standard in play here; in several recent past cases when a man was accused of inappropriate behavior with children, the discussion threads were kept open with no censorship. When a woman is involved, there has been.

Posted by Martha, a resident of Livermore
on Aug 11, 2010 at 4:19 pm

Good Lord people. What do you want? Blood? She does have an innocent family. Maybe the PW is trying to spare her children and the other children she is accused of abusing and their families. Lord knows the good people of Pleasanton always have a comment.

Posted by nevermore, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Aug 11, 2010 at 5:30 pm

Yeah I've got a comment for you Martha. If you don't like our 'Pleasanton' comments than don't read our message boards. Enjoy living in Livermore.

Posted by Martha, a resident of Livermore
on Aug 11, 2010 at 8:03 pm

I do enjoy Livermore. Nevermore, you sound like a very angry person. It must be hard going through life that way. I will pray for you.

Posted by fact, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Aug 12, 2010 at 10:22 am

Martha, did you ever think that maybe Henry Germain has a family? What did the Pleasanton Weekly do to protect his family and the children he abused from unkind media? It's ridiculous that this Mormon mom gets special treatment from media that is supposed to be unbiased.

Posted by Martha, a resident of Livermore
on Aug 12, 2010 at 2:59 pm

Maybe the PW learned their lesson from stories past. Don't get mad at me for what the PW does. I just think the people of Pleasanton shouldn't get so wound up about this. People seem to want to attack everyone on this post. Even me. That doesn't say much about the people of Pleasanton. I don't think I will be commenting anymore. Go ahead people, live it up!

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Aug 12, 2010 at 5:14 pm

get lost Martha...get lost! tee hee hee, eeh eeh eet...

Posted by unclehomerr.., a resident of Downtown
on Aug 12, 2010 at 6:09 pm

Do you think buying a Hummer was a cry for help??


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