Tag: Newspaper

Racist Cartoon Disgraces State University in New York

By Sheryl Estrada Last week, the cover of the State University of New York’s (SUNY) Plattsburgh campus’student newspaper featured a cartoon portraying a Black male with a wide smile and bulging eyes in a cap and gown walking through a run-down urban neighborhood. The article coinciding with the illustration, titled…

Amazing Police Shooting Front Page Ruined by Gun Ad

By Chris Hoenig Police shootings are seemingly out of control in Louisville, Ky. The Courier-Journal, a Louisville-based Gannett newspaper, led its Sunday edition with a feature on the spike in police-involved fatalities in 2014. Editors even designed a powerful front page to highlight the story. And then they ruined it….