News & Public Affairs03/24/08 Mitch E. Perry
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For more than a week, national cable and broadcast news outlets played video snippets of remarks by Barack Obamaâs pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, leading to a drop of support for Obama in some national and regional polls.
Eric Deggans, the media critic for the St. Petersburg Times, writes on his blog that after observing longer video passages of some of Wrightâs speeches, reporters are absolutely not giving full context to this story.
Deggans acknowledges that the imagery of a...Be the first to comment
03/12/08 Jamie Kidder
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The Tampa ACLU held a meeting on racial justice at the John F. Germany Library in Tampa yesterday. The speakers touched on subjects pertaining to racial injustice, such as felon disenfranchisment and educational inequality.
The Florida ACLU is one of the fastest growing ACLU affiliates in the nation, with local chapters in Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Tampa, Gainsville, Jacksonville, Tallahassee and Pensacola.
The Tampa chapter of the ACLU has been involved with a number of events in the area...Be the first to comment