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December 20, 2014

Editorial: Caught on camera in Ferguson

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Posted: Monday, August 18, 2014 6:50 pm

Until this month, Ferguson, Mo., was a St. Louis suburb, not a cause. Now it represents different things to varied people: a place of police brutality, a city roiled by racial tensions, a city unfairly treated, an example of modern-day race relations in America.

It’s 2014, and the days of Walter Cronkite — or some cookie-cutter cable-news anchor — interrupting programming to deliver breaking news is coming to an end, a generational shift. A growing number of Americans today get their first glimpse of breaking news stories through some form of social media.

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