Michael Brown shooting
And the Award For Most Reasonable Media Response To the Ferguson Riots Goes To... Barstool Sports?
You don't have to go very far to get heaping helpings of sanctimonious commentary about the shooting of Michael Brown, the grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson, or the riots in Ferguson. Since the shooting in August, liberals and conservatives have set up ...read more
Gross: Here's How Conservative Media Is Covering Ferguson
In the wake of last night's grand jury decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., protests quickly devolved into violence and looting as heavily-armed riot cops descended on the scene. It was not ...read more
Nate Silver Tweets Completely Tone-Deaf Story After Reporters Arrested At Ferguson Protests
Late Wednesday night, Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEighttweeted out an utterly tone-deaf anecdote about being arrested once for no reason, but that it wasn't bad because he was given a burrito in his cell. (More on that in a moment.) The tweets followed the arrest of reporters Ryan ...read more