A crime paper flourishes by printing mug shots: Is this the future of news?


The Slammer, a tabloid news paper in North Carolina, publishes a weekly compilation of local crimes. Mug shots, bloodied noses, and booze-induced grins are splashed across the front of the newspaper and the perpertrators have been arrested for everything from skipping a court date to robbing a food mart. Yet, this paper has earned loyal readers and is steadily growing when most media organizations are failing. Read More: Christian Science Monitor

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