Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Protest Edition
- January 26, 2018
- David Meyer, sociology, via WNYC, Jan. 26, 2018
When protests are in the headlines, media outlets often fall into familiar traps:
fixating on isolated incidents of violence, debating crowd size, covering the day's
events without historical or political context. Bob talks with David S. Meyer, a professor
of sociology at the University of California Irvine, about what to keep in mind to
be a savvy consumer of protest news. This segment was first broadcast in February
For the full story, please visit https://www.wnyc.org/story/breaking-news-consumers-handbook-protest-edition-1.
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