Jack the Ripper’s coverage in US papers- not much different than today’s coverage : TrueCrime

The newspapers of the 1800s make for exciting reading about one of the most famous unsolved crimes in history. Much like today’s criminal justice news, it includes releasing sensational and gory details to the public, amateur profiling, guesswork, “filler” news, harsh judgments, and opinions of what should, and should not, be happening to solve the case.