Thursday, May 24, 2007

Examiner stands behind embattled editor

UPDATE: Balitimore Examiner Editor Frank J. Keegan is now out of jail after posting $75,000 bail and his boss, publisher Michael Beatty, said he paper stands behind him following his arrest yesterday (see item below). "Like every citizen, Frank Keegan should be afforded the presumption of innocence as the judicial process moves forward," Beatty's statement said. "Frank Keegan is a valued and experienced editor of the Baltimore Examiner and we stand behind him. His employment will not be effected [sic] unless warranted by future events or findings."