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Where the right to know comes from


By Michael Schudson

OCTOBER 14, 2015

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IN 2003, DEAN BAQUET, then managing editor of the Los Angeles Times, along with then-Editor John S. Carroll, considered—and ultimately rejected—delaying publication of a damaging story on gubernatorial candidate  Arnold Schwarzenegger. Just five days before the October 7 special election, the paper ran the story, which detailed multiple allegations of sexual harassment. Continue reading Where the right to know comes from