Here's a real headline the Washington Post published about a suspected mass shooter
· · Nov 14, 2022 ·

A major US university just had a mass shooting attack and this is how the Washington Post has chosen to cover the alleged attacker:

So weird.

Normally, when there's a mass shooter and the gunman is identified, the media does all they can to find out what radicalized him. They go out of their way to tie him to a political agenda.

But this guy who just reportedly murdered three young men at the University of Virginia is a poor man with a troubled childhood. Just a "austere religious scholar" who went wrong.

I wonder why...

Could it possibly be that this shooting just doesn't fit the prevailing media narrative about mass shootings?

Ask yourself in these situations: What headline and coverage would this story receive if the suspected gunman were white?


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