Skip to comments.THE TRAYVON TIMELINE: HOW LOCAL CRIME STORY BECAME NATIONAL RACIAL OUTRAGE
Posted on 03/30/2012 6:06:23 AM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
An analysis of media reports on the Trayvon Martin shooting reveals how a local crime story became a national racial outrage.
The incident happened on Feb. 26, 2012, and was primarily reported in local outlets. The first major national news report was on CBS This Morning on March 8, and did not mention race. The story did not take on a racial dimension until later that day, when the AP mistakenly identified the shooter as white (George Zimmerman is of mixed Hispanic descent).
The racial claims were then repeated and amplified by other media outlets, including Gawker, which claimed the neighborhood in which Martin was shot was predominantly white (it fact is is "almost 50 percent white," according to the Daily Beast).
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Post this on your social media sites. Al Sharpton uses his bully pulpit to spread hate, why shouldn't we speak up as well?
How a story becomes a story is often more important than the story.
Look at “Operation Fast And Furious,” where over 300 were murdered by a federal govt policy, and ABCNNBCBS won’t cover it.
So even mass murder is not a story, if the MSM follows their orders from Valerie Jarrett at the White House War Room.
Fast and Furious is not helpful to Obama; in fact, it is detrimental.
You do the math.
From another Freeper:
There is a class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs - partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays.
Booker T. Washington
Yes. The Trayvon Martin story needs to become a story about the media; how it took a person who was in the process of committing a crime (Trayvon was committing at least a battery under FL law, mare likely aggravated battery (which is a felony), and the media falsely portrayed the incident to stoke racial tension.
saving for later.
OH My! That nut case Allen Grayson is in that picture too. Nobody wanted to miss the opportunity to exploit this situation.