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The tragedy at The Capital newspaper in Annapolis is heartwrenching. Any taking of lives is something all should mourn. We rely on a free press and hold to high standards that the press will write the truth and not sway toward a particular point of view which does not "give the whole picture." That form of expression should be for the editorial page only.

Whether or not you agree with President Trump's feelings toward what he refers to as "fake news," all should want nothing but unvarnished reporting. Unfortunately, I was disappointed to hear Jim Acosta of CNN yelling to the President whether or not he still felt "the news media is the enemy of the people." By omitting the entire quote from the President, which was "fake news is the enemy of the people" he gave a complete misunderstanding of what the President said. This is why so many feel that some — not all — in the news media (all forms) do not give the "full story" but only that part which supports a particular political persuasion.

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All I want, and I would think all would as well, are the facts of any situation or issue and not personal viewpoints, so I can make a decision on what I feel about any issue.

Diane Henkel

Hampstead

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