Social Media vs Mainstream Media, by Byron Christopher
February 27, 2018
Courtesy of Byron Christopher…
The shooting death of a young man on a farm in northwestern Saskatchewan in August 2016 triggered a media frenzy …
It wasn’t because the victim — 22-year-old Colten Boushie — was in the company of drunk thieves the day his life ended. No. It was because Boushie was Aboriginal … and the man who pulled the trigger was Caucasian.
When the murder trial got underway, a year and a half later, the crime story had morphed into one of the hottest social topics in the land.
And for that, we can thank the mainstream media …
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