More Newspapers are Cutting Mugshots Galleries

Last week, Gannett newspapers previously owned by GateHouse announced they’d stop publishing mugshot galleries.

A few days later, the Orlando Sentinel and the South Florida Sun Sentinel did the same.

“We’ve come to realize that without context, the galleries have little journalistic value and may have reinforced negative stereotypes,” both sites, which are owned by Tribune Publishing, told readers.

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