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Friday, March 5, 2010
The debate over sexual orientation of a politician and the media's role in questioning it
If you missed The Californian's coverage of the ongoing drama involving state Sen. Roy Ashburn you can catch up with it here. Desk editor Christine Bedell gave the story a comprehensive look (click here to read it) and columnist Lois Henry added context with a story detailing rumors about the Bakersfield Republican. Ashburn was arrested for a DUI in Sacramento allegedly after leaving a gay night club. Read Lois' piece here.