Thursday, November 22, 2007

Media myths about the Jena 6 | csmonitor.com

Media myths about the Jena 6

By now, almost everyone in America has heard of Jena, La., because they've all heard the story of the "Jena 6." White students hanging nooses barely punished, a schoolyard fight, excessive punishment for the six black attackers, racist local officials, public outrage and protests – the outside media made sure everyone knew the basics.

There's just one problem: The media got most of the basics wrong.

1 Comments:

At 9:31 AM, Blogger Villager said...

If you are interested ... here is a post with Jena 6 myth busters.

peace, Villager

 

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