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Being skeptical of sources is a journalist’s job – but it doesn’t always happen when those sources are the police
1 year ago

Being skeptical of sources is a journalist’s job – but it doesn’t always happen when those sources are the police

A tendency to go with the 'police said' narrative without outwardly questioning if it is right is a continuing failure of journalism
Riot or resistance? How media frames unrest in Minneapolis will shape public’s view of protest
2 years ago

Riot or resistance? How media frames unrest in Minneapolis will shape public’s view of protest

Narratives about the Women’s March and anti-Trump protests gave voice to protesters and significantly explored their grievances. Protests about anti-Black racism and Indigenous people’s rights received the least legitimizing coverage, with them more often seen as threatening and violent