The Denver Post is holding meetings to discuss how the paper can do more compelling journalism. “Please speak up in these sessions but try not to whine,” writes editor Greg Moore. “If you think there is boring stuff in the paper, call it out. Do we need a new approach to our beats? Do we need fewer beats? New areas of coverage? Are you ready for a change?”
Earlier this year, the Times was recognized by Editor and Publisher as one of ten newspapers that “do it right.” Below are screenshots from the nine other newspapers that also made that list. None of them, or any of the other “ten best newspapers in America,” publish the mugshots of those, mostly poor, who have been incarcerated, yet not yet found guilty. Why is the Times the only highly-respected newspaper that traffics in mugshot journalism?