Skip to comments.Media criticized over Tenn. slayings
Posted on 05/18/2007 8:00:30 PM PDT by fgoodwin
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Does anyone doubt the media would be all over this, if the victims were black and the suspects white? Does the Duke lacrosse case ring a bell?
May have been forgeries? Riiiiggghhhhtt.
Never mind; see:
Sorry about that
Yo, Dunc ... this ain't no blog!
I heard Stalin was really a warm and cuddly guy too. The New York Times said so.
That AP is even writing about this shows that the story is being kept alive. I am not interested in having these two young people’s tragic and horric deaths turned into a cause to bash the liberal media but if more people out there demand higher standards from the media then so be it.
Poor wittle Dan was “undermined” by those bad old bwoggers.
Wrote media member, and liberal, Duncan Mansfield.
“.....digging up evidence that the documents may have been forgeries....”
“Fake but accurate” in mediaspeak.
Please spare me the baloney. If 5 whites had committed the same heinous acts against a black couple, it would automatically be branded a "hate crime" and rivaled Anna Nicole.
Which is an idiotic term anyway. What other kind of crime is there?
Get ready for the racial apologists to come out during and after the trial.
Reminds me of the rape and murder of that teenaged boy by two gay men. No, no media suppression there... none whatsoever. < /sarc>
Leave it to AP to bunch National Review with KKK-type groups. You just can't make this stuff up. LOL!
I will not search for the details of the horrific facts of this case. Suffice it to say that in a just and perfect world may the perps, regardless of race, would suffer the same...
What's truly amazing is that this guy can say this with a straight face and still make more money than a garbage collector, who, BTW, is a much more productive member of society.
AP covering its ass so the story will be “old news” by Monday.
There were over 100 allegations of rape in Durham in 2006, all black on black or in a very few instances, black on white. There was only ONE allegation of a white on black rape. That’s the one you heard about.
Not even the black community cares about the other 100 rapes; it held no marches or vigils and the NAACP said nothing and Jackson and Sharpton stayed away.
The 100+ gang killings of black youths in New York will go unnoticed, even by the black community. Let one black youth be killed by a white cop, and 50,000 will march.
Obviously this is all about agendas and not about crime, or protecting the victims.
Whether or not this was a hate crime is secondary (although if the races were reversed, there would be nothing but charges that it was.)
The issue here is over REPORTING of the story. If the races had been reversed, it would be all the media would talk about. If this had been a gay couple, it would be all the media would talke about. This is *gasp* Tn after all and we all know what WHITE southerners are like (that’s not a racial charge, it’s just a fact...)
Correction: It was bloggers who EXPOSED CBS anchorman Dan Rather’s 2004 report about President Bush’s National Guard service, digging up evidence that the documents WERE forgeries.
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