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Maryland Community Reacts to Capital Gazette Shooting

Journalists and politicians share thoughts on Thursday's shooting in Annapolis.

By Meredith Herzing | June 29, 2018, 12:02 pm

The Chatter

Maryland Community Reacts to Capital Gazette Shooting

Journalists and politicians share thoughts on Thursday's shooting in Annapolis.

By Meredith Herzing | June 29, 2018, 12:02 pm

Five people lost their lives in the Capital Gazette newsroom on Thursday. Local journalists, politicians, and Gazette reporters themselves share their perspectives on the tragedy through words and images.

“It’s a journalist’s duty to tell the public what is happening. We buckle up and mourn later,” said Adrianne Flynn, an ethics professor at University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Read more on the lives and legacies of the victims here.




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