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  • Trayvon Martin Shooting - A Timeline (Vanity)

    03/31/2012 12:58:40 PM PDT · by PhatHead · 39 replies
    Vanity | 31 March 2012 | Vanity
    (This previously pulled thread re-posted with JimRob's permission.) I assembled this timeline and map of relevant locations based on publicly available information. My estimates of walking time are based on Google Maps measurements of the distance, and I tried to estimate on the long side. Please feel free to check all of my sources.[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] I think my methodology should be pretty obvious, so I will not bore you with those details. I did not include my source for the house where he was staying, even though it is publicly available information. For events where there...

    03/30/2012 6:06:23 AM PDT · by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears · 7 replies ^ | 3/29/12 | Joel B. Pollack
    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...