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Deseret News Ignores Gay Protest

Gay rights activist Thomas Hutchings of Salt Lake City sits on the sidewalk near The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' temple Thursday in Salt Lake City. The demonstration Thursday night was a response to remarks from a church leader that homosexuality is an immoral condition that can and should be overcome. Check out the difference in coverage between Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News. More of story here. (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart)

Question: Did the Salt Lake Tribune overplay the story by putting it on Page 1? Or did the Deseret News underplay it but not posting anything about the demonstration?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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