Wednesday, September 16, 2015

How The Media Invented A War On Cops

An interesting review of the reality versus the media coverage - and how an over-simplified "fair and balanced" approach to journalism fails to serve the audience. And Your Chart of the Day,
Ironically, in their effort to tell a balanced story, the news media has interjected itself in a contentious debate by presenting a false symmetry of violence when, in reality, the newsworthy trend is the dramatic increase in deaths at the hands of police.

(FOOTNOTE: I'm impressed that the only news outlet not falling for this false narrative is NPR.)

Blog Archive

Creative Commons