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‘The Wire’ creator David Simon’s speech to the Minnesota chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists

The creator of the HBO series “The Wire” and “Treme,” David Simon, spoke at the Minnesota chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists awards banquet last Friday evening.

The creator of the HBO series “The Wire” and “Treme,” David Simon, spoke at the Minnesota chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists awards banquet last Friday evening. Simon discussed his days as a reporter for the Baltimore Sun as well as the economic difficulties facing news outlets. Warning: Simon drops F-bombs like he’s back in the newsroom.

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