Josh Friedman: Reporter or Conspiracy Theory Extremist?

Aaron Ochs
6 min readSep 15, 2020
Josh Friedman (front) streaming the NAACP August 6, 2020 protest at the San Luis Obispo courthouse

When San Luis Obispo started seeing an increase in protests following the death of George Floyd in May, readers asked me questions about one of CalCoastNews’ reporters Josh Friedman. People asked me because he’s appeared at several local protests, recording video and live streams on YouTube.

Aaron Ochs

Author, artist, advocate and entrepreneur from Morro Bay, California.