The Blackburn Trash Behind “Lying in Trash”

Aaron Ochs
5 min readApr 11, 2020
Alan Blackburn, son of CalCoastNews co-founder Alan Blackburn

Some of the most popular questions I get about Defamers are about the various anonymous smear campaigns associated with CalCoastNews. Not often do you have an online tabloid being fervently supported by anonymous, radicalized accounts that pop out of nowhere to push their conspiracy theories. Sure, there are fans of the website, but not many of them spend days, weeks and even months cultivating online campaigns…

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Aaron Ochs

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