Racism stated as fact by Globe reporter

Racism stated as fact by Globe reporter

PE Bias Grade : F

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

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Article Title In El Paso, the pain is raw, the anger palpable
Date 08/08/2019
Article Link Boston Globe ( Page A1 )
Syndicated From N/A
Journalist Jazmine Ulloa
Article Summary

Globe sends reporter to El Paso to report on Trump’s racism.

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The Globe sent a reporter down to El Paso to bear witness to the effects of Donald Trump’s racist rhetoric. At least, that is what seems to be the result of her work. The Globe sees a way to document that Trump’s words are the cause of the shooting. Funny how nobody was dispatched to Dayton.

Well, Trump’s words are mostly about policy and many of his statements have been taken out of context, purposely. Some have been reported falsely, as the Globe did just two days before this article, right on the front page.

But back to this. The reporter believes it is a fact that Trump is a racist and his words are racist, and she writes her article this way. I’ve rebutted this contention several times in recent articles.


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