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Editorial: St. Louis police endanger freedom of the press

Police officers arrest a man during a confrontational protest on Delmar Boulevard in University City on Sept. 16, 2017. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 25, 2017

Conventional wisdom proposes that it’s difficult to truly care about an issue until that issue affects you personally. For journalists in St. Louis, the controversy surrounding police brutality in America is coming to that point. In the light of protests during the past week and a half, local, national...

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