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Marc Steiner

National media lose interest, switch storylines in Freddie Gray case

National media lose interest, switch storylines in Freddie Gray case

The primary press storyline in the trials of the six officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray shifted with the case of Caesar Goodson Jr. this week.

It went from "Will Baltimore explode again without a conviction?" to "Will State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby ever be able to get one?"

With no violence or major protests after two previous trials that failed to end in convictions, it also appears that cable and network TV are losing serious interest in the Gray story altogether.

In the first trial, which ended in a hung jury in the case of William Porter, channels ranging from Fox...

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