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  • Looking back at the flawed first official reports of George Floyd’s death

    Poynter - 04/26/2021

    Northeastern University journalism professor and media observer Dan Kennedy writes, “Major crimes will always receive journalistic scrutiny. Official sources may have the upper hand early on, but as reporters keep digging, they’ll generally ferret out the truth. But we need a serious rethink of how we cover routine police news. And we need to do it at a time when local news resources are stretched to the limit.”

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