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Groundless Claim Leads To Ban

On Tuesday, HucksOnline poster Almost Innocent Bystander made a baseless accusation against Tina Jacobson, chairwoman of the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee. I deleted that post and three others that referred back to it as soon as I saw them. I also informed Almost Innocent Bystander that posting privileges at HucksOnline have been revoked. In response today, Almost Innocent Bystander emailed this: “I apologize for and retract my derogatory and unsubstantiated commentary regarding Tina Jacobson.” HucksOnline commenters should feel free to flag posts they think are inappropriate — DFO.

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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