Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Erika Franzi and Instapundit

Taking the Fight to Your Local Congressman & Organizing Tea Parties in a Hippie Town

Instapundit (Glenn Reynolds) interviews Asheville Tea Party organizer Erika Franzi. Photos by Asheville Daily Planet.


Leslie Boyd
Tim Peck | July 23, 2009
Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Leslie Boyd has violated the code of journalistic ethics by participating in partisan political events as an advocate while also covering the story for her employer.

A Lesson in Journalistic Ethics
Erika Franzi | July 23, 2009
I contacted the President and Publisher of the AC-T, Mr. Randy Hammer with my concerns. Mr. Hammer, it seems, is not quite as concerned as I am. He has offered to meet with me next week and has made no comment about the ethics violations, past or pending.

Meeting Cancelled
Erika Franzi July 30, 2009
My meeting with Randy Hammer, president and publisher of the Asheville Citizen-Times, has been called off.

Franzi, Hammer meeting cancelled
Jason Sanford | July 30, 2009
Franzi says she's continuing an e-mail discussion with Hammer. Boyd says she plans to have an "announcement" next week.

Socialized Healthcare
Tim Peck | July 17, 2009
Erika Franzi at a protest of socialized healthcare at Representative Heath Shuler's office in Asheville on July 17th.