BATON ROUGE, La. -- After months of attacks about his prostitution scandal, Republican candidate for governor David Vitter is addressing the issue in a new television ad -- though without using the word prostitution.
By Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press
Media coverage surrounding Sen. David Vitter, R-La., has raised questions about how private matters involving public figures become news. A media critic assesses the coverage of the latest Washington sex scandal.
Although polls show Republican Rep. David Vitter holding a commanding lead in the Louisiana Senate race, he may not receive the more than 50 percent needed to avoid a runoff in December.
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