America's History Of Lynching (R) | Media Critics On Protest Coverage
A look back at the legacy of lynching in America, and an analysis of how well the media has covered recent protests over the killing of George Floyd.
Segment 1, beginning at 4:48: Remembering America's legacy of lynching
A week after a lynching memorial marker was tossed down a cliff in Kansas City, we revisit a 2017 conversation about how America's legacy of lynching still influences race relations throughout the country.
- Jonathan Kubakundimana, program manager for the Equal Justice Initiative
Segment 2, beginning at 22:24: The Media Critics weigh in on journalists' roles in times of upheaval.
Journalists have been attacked and arrested in recent weeks while covering national protests against police violence. What are their responsibilities to the public in times like this? Is being objective even a realistic goal?