How St. Louis’ Alt-Weekly is Covering the Chaos in Ferguson

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By: Benjamin Mullin | Poynter

A couple Fridays ago, Riverfront Times Editor Chad Garrison left his office with a cover story laid out and ready for proofreading.

But over the weekend, things changed. On Saturday, an unarmed teenager named Michael Brown was shot to death by a police officer in Ferguson, a suburb of St. Louis 22 minutes from the Riverfront Times’ office. The next day, looting began.

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