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Mayor used alias to write good-news stories

Associated Press / November 12, 2011

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Disguising himself with an alias, the mayor of Utah’s second-largest city has been writing upbeat freelance articles about his town for area news outlets because he claimed the media spent too much time on crime coverage. He unapologetically revealed himself this week, insisting the balance was needed.

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