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Follow-up: No, Mug Shots and Arrest Reports Don’t Serve the Public Interest
My latest post, about the despair pornography that fills much of the coverage in the local paper of record, seemed to upset some members of the Montana press, who took to Twitter to suggest that I need a vacation, actually spread incorrect information about one of their own stories, and mock my frustration about the tenor of the coverage in our communities. And one of them called me 'Donny,' which is just over the line. I don't imagine that there's much chance for engagement on the topic as I have certainly generated a level of defensiveness here that won't lead