Did Mainstream Media Focus On Violence Instead Of Peaceful Protests In Baltimore?

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The reports coming in from Baltimore in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death after being in police custody are chilling. Rioters roamed the streets last night burning police cars and property and looting some local businesses including a CVS and a liquor store. But is that the whole story? Social media accounts from the ground suggest otherwise and Rep. Elijah Cummings told Roland Martin that gang leaders in Baltimore have actually united and pledged to help quell the violence.

A report on a Baltimore website suggests that the mainstream media is not telling the whole story but is instead focusing on the most negative aspects of the protests. And while much has been made of the violence that took place last night on the same day Gray was buried, answers in his case have been harder to come by. Nor was there a true examination of the police violence…

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