Capital Gazette

In this June 21, 2019, photo, Paul Gillespie, a photojournalist at the Capital Gazette newspaper, where five people were killed in a mass shooting in June 2018, holds a book of portraits he photographed of survivors and family members of those killed.
Steve Ruark/AP Photo
June 26, 2019 - 9:30 am
By Brian Witte, Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Standing ovations. A surge in subscriptions. Hugs from random readers. At a time when journalists are being vilified as "the enemy of the people," staff members at the Capital Gazette newspaper are feeling the embrace of a grateful community,...
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Hasan Jamali, File / AP Photo
December 19, 2018 - 10:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The number of journalists killed worldwide in retaliation for their work nearly doubled this year, according to an annual report by the Committee to Protect Journalists. The New York-based organization found that 34 journalists were killed in retaliation for their work as of Dec. 14...
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Time magazine's 2018 "Person of the Year" cover
Time Magazine via AP
December 11, 2018 - 8:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Time magazine named four journalists and a newspaper on Tuesday as its 2018 Person of the Year for standing up for the truth in the face of persecution and violence. The group, which Time calls the "guardians," includes slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Capital Gazette in...
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Good Charlotte
Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
July 11, 2018 - 4:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The city of Annapolis will hold a benefit concert featuring Maryland-bred rockers Good Charlotte to honor the five Capital Gazette employees killed in an attack in their newsroom. Mayor Gavin Buckley said Wednesday the event dubbed "Annapolis Rising: A Benefit for The Capital...
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The victims of the Annapolis shooting
The Baltimore Sun/CNNMoney
July 05, 2018 - 12:39 pm
By Elizabeth Elkin and Brandon Griggs (CNN) -- One week after the tragic shooting at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, newsrooms across the country will hold a moment of silence in memory of their five fellow journalists whose lives were lost. The American Society of News Editors (ASNE) and the...
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Current and former Capital Gazette staff members march in the Annapolis 4th of July parade in Annapolis, Md., Wednesday, July 4, 2018.
Jay Reed/The Baltimore Sun via AP
July 05, 2018 - 7:13 am
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Staff from the Maryland newspaper where five employees were shot to death walked in the Fourth of July parade in Annapolis. The Baltimore Sun reports that a few dozen current and former journalists from The Capital participated in the Wednesday evening parade, where they were...
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Carl Hiaasen, center, brother of Rob Hiaasen, one of the journalists killed in the shooting at The Capital Gazette newspaper offices, is consoled by his sisters Barb, left, and Judy during a memorial service, Monday, July 2, 2018, in Owings Mills, Md.
AP Photo/Patrick Semansky
July 03, 2018 - 10:29 am
By David McFadden, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland police investigating America's latest mass murder say Jarrod Ramos, the man charged with the slayings, sent three threatening letters on the day of the attack, including one that said he was on his way to the Capital Gazette to "kill as...
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President Trump
(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
June 29, 2018 - 4:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly denounced the press as "the enemy of the American people," said Friday journalists "should be free from the fear of being violently attacked," as he addressed the deadly shooting at a newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland. Trump said the...
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Steve Schuh, county executive of Anne Arundel County, holds a copy of The Capital Gazette near the scene of a shooting at the newspaper's office, Friday, June 29, 2018, in Annapolis, Md.
AP Photo/Patrick Semansky
June 29, 2018 - 12:09 pm
By Brian White, Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A man with a long grudge against Maryland's capital-city newspaper was ordered held in jail Friday on five counts of first-degree murder after police said he blasted his way into the newsroom with a pump-action shotgun, killing five people in...
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Police officers secure the area after multiple people were shot at an office building housing The Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Md., Thursday, June 28, 2018.
AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana
June 29, 2018 - 6:24 am
By Denise Lavoie, Associated Press A man who police say opened fire at a Maryland newspaper office Thursday, killing five and injuring two others, had a long, acrimonious history with the newspaper, including a lawsuit and years of harassment of its journalists on Twitter. A law enforcement...
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