Stop Showing Shooters’ Faces

This article was originally published in the student newspaper ‘The Calvalcade’

June 28, 2018. A gunman walked into the Capital Gazette news building in Annapolis, Maryland. Armed with smoke grenades and a shotgun, he killed five staff: Gerald Fischman, Rob Hiaasen, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith, Wendy Winters, and permanently traumatized many more.

Gazette shooting victims (from Left to Right) Rob Hiaasen, Wendi Winters, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith, Gerald Fischman- courtesy of