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UN_FRICKIN_BELIEVABLE: Virginian Pilot explains why it didn't print story on 100 "youths" beating up white couple.
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[quote:ExpertOfSound:MV8xODU2NDM0XzMwOTU4NzM5XzlGOUEyMTY4] [quote:Evolved:MV8xODU2NDM0XzMwOTUzNTYxXzM4QjMwRTcw] I'm just wondering if the editor isn't one of those rare gems that is holding off printing an obviously polarizing piece, out of the honest postion of not wanting to fan the flames. Honestly, the whole Zimmerman case was a local matter, hardly worth the wall to wall national coverage it gained. While being a larger mob type setting, this story is still a local news event, not something the entire Nation needs to start rallying around. Honestly the more I look at this, the more it seems this one paper is trying to maintain some semblance of journalistic integrity by refusing to participate in the pointless racial baiting going on. The editor knew a story like this, would be latched onto by the MSM and then get hyperboled into the stratosphere. Kudo's to them for having balls. [/quote] Yea, the way I see it, do you want copycat crimes of MOBS of 100 "youths"? I sure don't.. [/quote]
link to hamptonroads.com
This story just does not pass the sniff test. 100 people at the projects beat up a white couple and the paper is now trying to explain why it's not news.
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