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Media Often Remain Mum on Politicians’ Sexuality

Nieman Notes August 30, 2007

There are few things newspapers will refuse to print, but the mainstream media — including network news and NPR — still refrain from disclosing the sexual orientation of a gay legislator. Will the news of Sen. Larry Craig's arrest force a change in policy? Dean Miller, Class of 2008, provides his opinion for this piece. Read more