County court decides if Tina Renna is a journalist or an activist.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Monday, January 28, 2013
Tina Renna, president of Union County watchdog group is being asked to reveal county employees who improperly used generators after Sandy.
Tina Renna, who for several years has been a strong advocate for transparency in county government, is in hot water for not sharing her own documents with the county. According to an article in the Star-Ledger, her website The County Watchers tipped-off the Union County Prosecutor's Office to a list of names Renna has. The names are of county employees allegedly caught up in "generatorgate". Following Superstorm Sandy, county officials discovered that there may have been misuse of county generators by some employees. According to court papers filed by Renna's lawyers (and attached to this article as a PDF) the county was tipped to her knowledge of 16 employees from a December post on her site entitled "Generatorgate – An exciting …
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
A Cranford resident claims her identity was stolen on a web-based message board.
To the Editor: It has been brought to my attention that someone has been posting on the message board Cranford Talk using my name Tina Renna. This person stole my identity and made disparaging remarks about the Cranford Police Department. They have come to my family’s aid in the past, and I have the utmost respect for the Cranford Police Department. I do not post on anonymous message boards, nor do I read them. I am all for freedom of speech, especially when someone has the courage to speak out in person or to sign their name to what they write. I am also not against negative parity, but posts on this board concerning me have been outright defamatory in the past and I’ve written to the site administrator to no avail. I’d like the Cranford …