kenyatta:

triciawang:

journalism content reflects structural racism. 360 words = 1 person shot in white hood = 370 words. 23 words = 4 people shot in black hood.
braiker:

wbez:

verosays:
This is what structural racism looks like. 
Chicago, we have to do better.

Media criticism done on a napkin.



Not only did the Chicago Tribune respond but they posted it to their Tumblr:

This image of an article from Monday’s (March 4) edition of RedEye has been passed around by many on social media. It highlights a condensed article about overnight violence in Chicago, including a shooting in West Rogers Park and shootings in the Back of the Yards, Englewood, Gage Park and New City neighborhoods. We hear you. The online conversation that’s developing around this story is an important one. Thank you for the comments and feedback. This is incredibly important to us, especially as we set out to shine a light on Chicago violence this year. Conversations like these will continue to inform and improve our coverage. We hope you’ll continue to join us in addressing these issues.The article in question is from the Chicago Tribune and can be found in full here.

Not bad.

kenyatta:

triciawang:

journalism content reflects structural racism. 360 words = 1 person shot in white hood = 370 words. 23 words = 4 people shot in black hood.

braiker:

wbez:

verosays:

This is what structural racism looks like. 

Chicago, we have to do better.

Media criticism done on a napkin.

Not only did the Chicago Tribune respond but they posted it to their Tumblr:

This image of an article from Monday’s (March 4) edition of RedEye has been passed around by many on social media. It highlights a condensed article about overnight violence in Chicago, including a shooting in West Rogers Park and shootings in the Back of the Yards, Englewood, Gage Park and New City neighborhoods. 

We hear you. 

The online conversation that’s developing around this story is an important one. Thank you for the comments and feedback. This is incredibly important to us, especially as we set out to shine a light on Chicago violence this year. Conversations like these will continue to inform and improve our coverage. We hope you’ll continue to join us in addressing these issues.

The article in question is from the Chicago Tribune and can be found in full here.

Not bad.