Conviction in Murder of Oakland Editor ‘a Great Day for Journalists’

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The murder convictions of two men who killed Oakland Post editor Chauncey Bailey in 2007 were hailed Thursday by press groups and residents of the city for which Bailey reported, the Oakland Tribune reported. Bailey, 57, was the first journalist killed over a domestic story in the United States since 1976, and his death sparked a coalition of local media to join together in what later became known as The Chauncey Bailey Project to investigate the death and the police handling of it. Yusuf Bey IV, a former Oakland community group leader and operator of Your Black . . .

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