Covering Minnesota’s deadliest workplace shooting ever

Headline: Minneapolis: 5 dead, 4 injured in workplace shooting
Outlet: Pioneer Press
Journalist: Chris Magan

The Pioneer Press responded immediately to a report of a shooting and through various media, including Twitter, write-throughs on the web, photo and video, kept its readers informed throughout the night and the following days.

As the story developed and the death toll became clear, the paper chased all angles of the story, incorporating tried and true shoe leather reporting, public records and database analysis to flesh out a picture of the shooter, his victims and workplace violence in the Gopher State. This is a textbook example of how a news organization can and should cover the breaking story of a tragedy in its backyard

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