Five people were shot and killed at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis on June 28, 2018. The victims of the deadliest attack on a media outlet in U.S. history were Wendi Winters, Rob Hiaasen, John McNamara, Gerald Fischman and Rebecca Smith.
On this, the one year anniversary of the tragedy, Jmore‘s thoughts are with all those who were affected as we remember our fallen colleagues.
Read our thoughts and coverage of the tragedy here.
PressBox, Jmore Stand With Our Capital Gazette Colleagues — Like many news organizations throughout the state, the PressBox and Jmore newsrooms were shocked and saddened to hear about the senseless attack on our journalism colleagues at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md., June 28, 2018. This tragedy hits close to home; the local news community is a close-knit one.
Remembering My Fallen Colleague, John McNamara — As I sit here, staring at a blank computer screen, it’s so incredibly difficult to find the right words to adequately describe how I feel. I will not lie to all of you and say that I was really close friends with John McNamara, one of the five people killed on June 28, 2018, at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis.
Jewish Editor Among 5 Killed in Annapolis Newspaper Shooting — One of the five victims killed in a shooting at a newspaper in Annapolis was Jewish. Gerald Fischman, 61, the editorial page editor at the Capital Gazette, was killed June 28 along with four others
Annapolis and The Legitimization of Raw Antagonism — In all the years I worked for daily newspapers, we had an unbending rule about readers wishing to express themselves in public. They had to show the courage of their convictions by attaching their name to their words.