John Avlon on how journalism played a role in justice for George Floyd and how partisan media used fear to present their view of the verdict.
The Baltimore Sun’s David Zurawik says Darnella Frazier’s cellphone video of Floyd’s death proved to be “a hugely powerful statement” in court and hopes coverage of future cases “will lead to social change.”
A year after his killing sparked a national reckoning over racial injustice, George Floyd's relatives met on Tuesday with President Joe Biden to urge passage of a police reform bill, while people around the country continued the call for change. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
This video contains graphic content. Four former Minneapolis police officers face federal civil rights charges for their role in the arrest and murder of George Floyd, according to court documents unsealed on Friday, showing the Justice Department's tougher stance in such cases. Freddie Joyner has more
CNN’s John Avlon looks at the many hurdles that the Affordable Care Act has had to overcome. Despite all the attempts to repeal it, the latest Supreme Court ruling saved it again, the ACA remains the law.
[NFA] One year after a statue of Francis Scott Key was toppled by racial injustice protesters in Golden Gate Park, an art exhibit opens next week with 350 slave sculptures gathered around the space once dedicated to the "The Star-Spangled Banner" creator - a slaveholder himself. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
In a first, a teenager was awarded the Pulitzer special citation for filming George Floyd in Minneapolis last year. The video that went viral following the death of George Floyd sparked off protests across America calling for police reforms, human rights and end of racial discrimination against people of African origin.
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Activists who took to the streets to protest the police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor are now running for office as the next step in their fight for social justice. CNN’s Leyla Santiago reports.
When peaceful demonstrators protesting the death of George Floyd were tear gassed by police outside of his home, Rahul Dubey gave dozens of protesters a safe place to spend the night. Dubey’s action led to friendships and changed lives.
Susan Glasser and Brian Stelter discuss the connections between bogus claims about the election and erroneous info about coronavirus. She says Donald Trump’s supporters are “the most resistant to basic factual arguments and information about why the vaccine is safe and necessary for public health.” David Zurawik joins the conversation.
Brian Stelter says Covid-19 coverage is changing as cases dissipate in the United States, and it’s important for media outlets to model the “new normal.” Amanda Marcotte says journalists are feeling more “empowered to ask hard questions” of public health authorities. At the same time, David Zurawik points out, memories of the pandemic’s peak are still fresh.
Errol Louis says journalists should be “immune” to believing information is more reliable because it comes from “people in power” adding, “you have to always keep questioning.” CNN’s Adrienne Broaddus says when it comes to partisan media, “Accountability comes from community members calling out those media stations.” David Zurawik also joins.