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    Was the United passenger's 'troubled past' newsworthy?

    It didn't take long for the latest incident on United Airlines to become a white-hot center of debate among journalists.

    The Louisville Courier-Journal on Tuesday began taking flak for revealing what it called the "troubled past" of David Dao, the doctor who was dragged off a United flight Sunday after refusing to deplane to make room for company employees.

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