Cincinnati thugs threaten and sometimes
kill people they fear will testify against them or their buddies. Police
and prosecutors often complain about the lack of cooperating witnesses. It’s no secret. The Enquirer reports it.
A Page 1 Enquirer story described
sometime violent misbehavior in Hamilton County courtrooms and
courthouse hallways. A headline said there was chaos in the judges’
“chambers.” Wrong. The story didn’t say that.
Patrick J. Sloyan reconstructed Merriman Smith’s Pulitzer-winning UPI reporting of JFK’s assassination for the May, 1997, American Journalism Review. He also retold how UPI handled the story minute by minute.