Publishers' Auxiliary/ Feburary 2011
An individual charges two police officers with assault. The story was carried prominently on Page One in the local newspaper.
It prompted the question: Will the follow-up story, especially if the officers are acquitted, receive similar prominence?
The comment goes to the heart of fairness and credibility of the press. The point commands attention in all newsrooms, especially those that are aggressive in coverage of cops and courts.