Reuters' Laila Kearney Only Identifies Race When The Shooter Is White
September 16, 2016, 11:46 AM
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James Fulford recently pointed out the hypocrisy of journalists who seem averse to ever identifying the race of the perpetrators in their stories suddenly overcoming this inhibition when the alleged wrongdoer is white—see Reuters: “White Ohio Police Officer Shoots Black 13-Year-Old Boy Armed With BB Gun”–But Stab Two White Nuns And It’s “Man Arrested”. The Reuters headline Fulford cited is a textbook example that mainstream journalists all follow the rule of never reporting the race of a suspect unless the suspect is white and the victim is not white. In the case of the latter, journalists are compelled to report on the racial aspect of the story. If the suspect is anything other than white, journalists vaguely refer to the person in a way that the reader has no idea of their race. [White Ohio police officer shoots black boy, 13, armed with BB gun, by Laila Kearney, September 15, 2016]

Laila Kearney, the Reuters reporter who wrote the article is routinely guilty of following this double standard for identifying or not identifying the race of suspects. A quick perusal of Kearney’s most recent articles really illustrates strict adherence to this rule when it comes to race. Here are a few examples that show how Kearney closely follows this rule.

Note that here, Kearney only describes the suspect as a “slim, young-looking man wearing a backwards baseball cap.” I’m sure glad she said the baseball cap was backwards. I’ll make sure to not alert the police if I see someone matching the suspect’s description who is wearing the cap facing the front.

In this story involving arson at a Mosque, Kearney identifies the race of the suspect as “white or Hispanic.” The suspect was later apprehended and would ultimately turn out to be an effeminate looking Jewish felon with a long criminal history.

In a story about escaped inmates, the race of the fugitives is not identified although there are pictures of the men with two being black and one being white.

 

In this last story, the suspect is once again not identified by race and is only referred to as “a 19-year-old man with suspected mental health problems” although it would later be revealed that he was Somali. The only photo I could find of the suspect in the news coverage was very old and appeared to show him as a young child.

I guess Kearney could defend her actions using the old aphorism of “man bites dog” meaning that you only report on racial aspects of a story when they’re news worthy. Perhaps Kearney would suggest that since non-whites commit violent acts against whites at such a disproportionately high rate that journalists should only report on it when a white person actually does commit an act of violence against a non-white. Perhaps but I doubt it.

I bet, if questioned on it, Kearney would act shocked and disagree with what we know to be true. The truth is that only outlets like VDARE.com, DailyKenn, or SBPDL report on the numerous stories of violence against whites that are completely covered up by the mainstream media which has a pervasive anti-white bias.