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Through the Lens: "Holy Crap, They Arrested My Editor"

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As we continue to explore how the media narrative informed policing in Baltimore in the past, we tell the story of the arrest of Baltimore Examiner editor Frank Keegan in 2007.

Keegan was arrested shortly after a dispute with his neighbors over smoking. But the timing of the arrest, just after the Examiner published the salaries and overtime pay for the entire Baltimore Police Department, points to an ulterior motive.

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