Muslim U Of Missouri Professor Charged With "Grabbing 14-Year-Old Relative By The Hair And Dragging Her Out Of School For Not Wearing Hijab"
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The Daily Mail gets stories that happen in America, but for some mysterious reason, the American press won't push. In this one, even the Daily Mail can't get any of "Muslim", "Arab", or "Immigrant" in the headline:
Youssif_Z_Omar_53_above_was_arrested_on_suspicion_of_child_abuseUniversity of Missouri assistant professor charged with 'violently grabbing 14-year-old relative by the hair and dragging her out of school for not wearing hijab'

Youssif Zaghwani Omar, 53, was arrested after allegedly dragging a 14-year-old female relative out of school

He was said to have been angry that she wasn't wearing a hijab - a traditional Muslim headscarf

Omar's LinkedIn page lists him as being an assistant professor at the University of Missouri, Columbia and manager of Artifacts Journal at the university bookstore

By Kiri Blakeley For

November 29, 2015

Anyhow, that's the Daily Mail's version: look at the Columbia Tribune's headline for the same facts: Man arrested on suspicion of abusing Hickman student, November 27, 2015.

In Paragraph Two, we get the newsworthy human interest stuff:

Police re-sponded at 3 p.m. Tuesday to the school, 1104 N. Providence Road, for a child abuse call, Officer Latisha Stroer said in an email. Youssif Z. Omar was at the school and noticed a 14-year-old female family member was not wearing a hijab, a traditional headscarf that some Muslim women wear. Omar became irate, Stroer said, grabbed the girl “very violently by the hair” and pulled her outside and down a flight of stairs.(Emphasis added)
There are a 103 comments, of course.  You can email Matthew Saunders, the city editor of the Columbia Tribune, and ask him if he thinks this kind of burying the lede is going to prevent or contribute to the death of the American newspaper.


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