America the Brave – How the media enables white terrorists like Dylann Roof.


Scouring media reports in the face of terror attacks perpetrated by Arabs or Muslims, and attacks by white people and Christians, and you’d be forgiven for thinking there was some qualitative difference between the two. Attacks by ethnic minorities or Muslims are universally branded as terrorist attacks in both initial breaking news reports and opinion pieces, sometimes before even the most basic facts are known, whereas terror attacks by white Christians, especially in the U.S., do not receive the same treatment in language nor attitude, neither in initial reports or reflections down the line.

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