Rolly: Another pen name for West Valley City Mayor Mike Winder?
Paul Rolly, The Salt Lake Tribune
First published December 20, 2011
[W]hile the Deseret News is still smarting over the "Richard Burwash" affair, Joe Jarvis, a physician, former legislative candidate and proponent of comprehensive health care reform, took the paper to task on the Health Care Initiative blog site recently for once again allowing a "citizen journalist" to push an agenda under the guise of news.
Jarvis noted that "reporter" Jared A. Ballis wrote what appeared to be a news story about the benefits of high-deductible health plans, while leaving out the down sides to such plans. Jarvis pointed out that Ballis owns an insurance agency that sells high-deductible health plans.
"You would think that the Deseret News would be more cautious when allowing access to the printed pages of the newspaper to non-journalists," Jarvis chided.
But, hey, at least Ballis used his own name.