- May 11, 2013
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How the Press Prosecuted Zimmerman While Stoking Racial Tensions
by John Nolte
13 Jul 2013
As we await the verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman, the Florida man who claims to have shot and killed teenager Trayvon Martin in self-defense, this seems the perfect time to reflect on the media's cynical and dishonest role in turning a local crime into a national obsession.
As you will see below, by hook and crook, the mainstream media did everything in its still-potent power to not only push for the prosecution of Mr. Zimmerman (the police originally chose not to charge him) but also to gin up racial tensions where none needed to exist.
Guilty Until Proven Innocent: How the Press Prosecuted Zimmerman While Stoking Racial Tensions
I always thought that the press was on the side of truth. I personally have found out that is not the case. Between the completely biased DOJ/CRS, and the constant rants of bid talking heads of the MSM, it's a wonder that Zimmerman was not hung from the nearest tree rather than have the summations by the defense.