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Baltimore's Newest Crime Fighting Equation

The city's police are fighting illegal guns rather than drugs. Will it cut down on violence?

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Here's Al Jazeera's harrowing report on Baltimore. The foreign news organization has dedicated more time and attention to the ailing American city than all its cable news competitors combined. A reminder that TV news is capable of so much more than it typically offers.

This post originally appeared on The Atlantic.

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  • Conor Friedersdorf is a staff writer at The Atlantic, where he focuses on politics and national affairs. He lives in Venice, California, and is the founding editor of The Best of Journalism, a newsletter devoted to exceptional nonfiction.