Small Site Beats Local, National News Orgs to Quantico Shootings Story
Posted: 3/22/2013  |  By: Andrew Beaujon | Poynter
Potomac Local Publisher Uriah Kiser broke the story of Thursday night’s shootings at Marine Corps Base Quantico, which left three Marines dead. AP reporter Matthew Barakat — whose reporting on the shootings was cited by a Washington Post breaking news alert as well as local TV station WJLA and local radio station WTOP — credited Potomac Local’s coverage in an email to Poynter.