Poynter chat: Should journalists support Trayvon Martin, Gov. Walker recall?

March 28, 2012

Reuters columnist Jack Shafer will discuss Gannett’s response to journalists who supported the Gov. Scott Walker recall in Wisconsin, as well as how ESPN handled the Trayvon Martin situation, specifically by dropping the ban that prevented its staff from publishing photos of themselves wearing hoodies.

The chat, hosted by Poynter, will feature feedback from Twitter users who submit their analysis and commentary by using the hashtag #poynterchats.

The chat begins at 12:30 p.m. ET.

Click here for more on this chat from Poynter.org

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Are not journalists supposed to report the news from an unbiased perspective. These are not ‘journalists’, these are individuals creating news instead of reporting it.

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