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Maryland attack tells journalists to take threats seriously

 


NEW YORK (AP) — Threats of violence against journalists for doing their jobs are commonplace, and a coping strategy for many is the thought that the words are mostly empty — until that small comfort was shattered by the shooting deaths of five people in a Maryland newspaper newsroom.

Reporters largely keep stories of angry readers or viewers to themselves, although Thursday's attack in Maryland compelled many to share their experiences on social media and in newsrooms as a form of group therapy on Friday.

"Since these become a regular part of your life, you have to convince yourself tha...



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