Tweet Heat: Capital Gazette puts out the ‘damn paper,’ inspires media

Tweet Heat: Capital Gazette puts out the ‘damn paper,’ inspires media

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WASHINGTON—In the aftermath of Thursday’s deadly shooting at the Capital Gazette office’s in Annapolis, Maryland, one of their reporters shared a sentiment that perfectly represented the staff of the local paper’s dedication to their craft.

The following morning, Chase Cook was proven correct.

He also appeared to coin a phrase that resonated with newsrooms across the country, creating something of a rallying cry for the press.

And why wouldn’t it? Tragedy struck, news was made and they did what they had to do: They put out a damn paper.

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