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Ohio newspaper opts not to cover misstatements of US Senate candidate, joining growing list of newsrooms favoring ‘truth sandwiches’

When Josh Mandel called on the Ohio governor to curb COVID-19 restrictions and end the statewide mask mandate, journalists at The Plain Dealer in Cleveland ignored the Republican Senate candidate. Rather than reporting on Mandel’s statement, posted on Twitter, the newspaper decided the former Ohio treasurer, who repeated false claims that the election was stolen