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Resource ID: #726
Subject: 352
Source: 1574Mark Puente, Doug Donovan, Jeremy Kohler, Dave Rosenthal
Affiliation: The Baltimore Sun; The St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Date: 2015

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As racially charged riots broke out in Ferguson, Mo., and Baltimore, reporters aggressively chased breaking news. But the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and The Baltimore Sun balanced that coverage with deeper investigations. The Sun broke stories on “rough rides” in police vans that left residents paralyzed, and on thousands of detainees who are denied medical care by police. The Post-Dispatch revealed racial imbalances in local police forces, and a municipal court system that often operates in secret.

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