Protesting the Globe’s coverage of protests

Protesting the Globe’s coverage of protests

PE Bias Grade : C+

By: Allen Nitschelm on April 11, 2019 | Article Review

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Article TitleCLIMATE CHANGE PROTEST
Date04/11/2019
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Globe covers another protest.

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The Boston Globe feels like it must cover every Left wing protest wherever it occurs. I wonder how many of these protests would happen without the guaranteed media coverage?

In this example, the Globe maligns Chase Bank and a new branch it is opening up in Downtown Crossing. The protesters don’t like Chase’s ties to the “fossil fuel industry.”

I wonder if they are going to protest at every business that opens up anywhere on earth, because they all have ties to the fossil fuel industry.

That the Globe writes this with no commentary on the other side is par for the course, but it is clear bias in coverage, both for covering the non-event itself and failing to explain why the protesters are bonkers.

 

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