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How the OC Register’s Top Editor Bowed to Pressure From a Prominent Politician

After the newspaper published an account of a bizarre citizen’s arrest by Supervisor Todd Sptizer, Spitzer convinced Editor-in-Chief Rob Curley to make a change to the article, without notifying readers, that conflicted with other accounts. A prominent media ethicist called Curley’s act an “unethical overreach.”