The problem was that when opposing voices corrected PJ's narrative or pointed out inacurracies in the reporting, those voices were "sandboxed" to prevent different ideas or facts to reach the audience.
In this way, the censorship was not any different than what Sarah Palin's facebook moderators do. The only narrative allowed on the form is the one that agreed with the site's owner.
There is a simple experiment that anyone can try on their own, running some of the online statistical gender detectors on Groklaw's writings, this is one:
Some of the entries are definitely written by males, while some others are definitely written by females.
PJ liked to run hatchet jobs on anyone they saw as an enemy of their cause, digging personal information and trying to smear them charges of guilt by association. Yet, for someone that demanded that others be transparent, never disclosed its funding source.