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The Media Need To Think Twice About How They Portray Mass Shooters

By Russell Frank, Pennsylvania State University for The Conversation The lead story on The New York Times homepage provided the overview of the latest massacre at an American school: “17 Killed at Florida School; Toll May Climb.” A “sidebar,” or secondary story, also on the homepage, bore this headline: “Here’s What We Know About the […]

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Texas GOP Representative Apologizes For Explicit Social Media Photo

Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) on Wednesday apologized for a photo that circulated anonymously on social media earlier this week which appeared to show him nude. “While separated from my second wife, prior to the divorce, I had sexual relationships with other mature adult women. Each was consensual. Those relationships have ended,” he said in a […]