Local Journalist Claims Media Got The ‘Jena 6’ Story Totally Wrong

October 24th, 2007 11:15 AM
It's not every day you read an article in a major newspaper stating unequivocally that media radically misreported a current event that made national headlines, especially one with a racial component. However, that's exactly what happened Wednesday when the Christian Science Monitor published an article written by the assistant editor of the Jena Times about how press outlets "got most of the…

'Jena Six' Members Present Hip Hop Award on Black Entertainment Televi

October 19th, 2007 10:01 AM
In an era of shocking things, this has to be one of the most shocking: at the Hip Hop Awards aired on Black Entertainment Television Thursday, two members of the 'Jena Six' were actually introduced to help present the Video of the Year honors to Kanye West. There's some delicious irony, wouldn't you agree? As you can see from this video, when the show's host, comedian Katt Williams, introduced…

AP Gives Platform to Racist Hate Group in Jena Case

September 28th, 2007 12:21 PM

Jason Whitlock Says What Media Won't Regarding ‘Jena

September 21st, 2007 5:05 PM
In the midst of the media's typically one-sided view of Thursday's civil rights protests in Jena, Louisiana, Jason Whitlock, the black sportswriter who called Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton terrorists during April's Don Imus controversy, penned an op-ed in the Kansas City Star that should be must-reading for all Americans. Entitled "Lessons From Jena, LA," Whitlock's piece marvelously exposed a…

‘Nightly News’ Leads With ‘Jena 6,’ Ignores Beaten White Kid

September 21st, 2007 12:36 PM
When members of the Duke University lacrosse team were falsely accused of raping a black stripper last year, media focused great attention on the woman in the middle of the controversy, and the supposed crime. Yet, as pointed out Thursday by NewsBuster Matthew Balan, as the press report activities in Jena, Louisiana, the name of the white boy who was beaten by the "Jena 6," Justin Barker, is…