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Trayvon Martin case exposes worst in media

Discussion in 'Off Topic Threads' started by Barrelbulge(Fl), Apr 2, 2012.

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    Martin, Zimmerman (AP/File, Miami Herald)
    The Trayvon Martin case has exposed some of the media's worst tendencies--selective editing, rushing to judgment, stoking anger for ratings and page views--and it's taken more than fake photos, the incendiary stumbles of Geraldo Rivera and Spike Lee and verbal clashes between Piers Morgan and Toure to shine a light on them.

    Here are three recent, troubling examples:
     
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    Martin, Zimmerman (AP/File, Miami Herald)
    The Trayvon Martin case has exposed some of the media's worst tendencies--selective editing, rushing to judgment, stoking anger for ratings and page views--and it's taken more than fake photos, the incendiary stumbles of Geraldo Rivera and Spike Lee and verbal clashes between Piers Morgan and Toure to shine a light on them.

    Here are three recent, troubling examples:
     
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