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August 24, 2014

Ferguson: White Fantasies

Ferguson: White Fantasies
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By Michael Shaw I was completely captivated by this white male cop helping the white female cop strap on her helmet, the trunk and the doors of the patrol car protecting "the couple" like a dressing room.

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August 23, 2014

Why I like the Businessweek Scott Olson Ferguson Cover

Why I like the Businessweek Scott Olson Ferguson Cover
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By Michael Shaw Perhaps it’s because of how it breaks from the unrelenting theme of the white police force versus the young black male.

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August 21, 2014

The Video of the Killing of Kajieme Powell and the Killing of Michael Brown

The Video of the Killing of Kajieme Powell and the Killing of Michael Brown
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By Michael Shaw Don't let people label this a freak coincidence considering how tweaked St. Louis police must be over the anger in the streets in Ferguson.

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August 20, 2014

Enabling ISIS, the VICE Videos and the Execution of AFP Videographer James Foley

Enabling ISIS, the VICE Videos and the Execution of AFP Videographer James Foley
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By Michael Shaw Where are the ethics and the boundaries when the media engagement is so passive, even acquiescent, and the product, so indistinguishable from propaganda that the insurgents feel they can have their way with the exposure?

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August 20, 2014

Losing Michael Brown to the Spectacle? — #Ferguson and the #Press

Losing Michael Brown to the Spectacle? — #Ferguson and the #Press
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By Michael Shaw If the images and the tension, as seen through the photos and the media lens, felt more raw and spontaneous last week, I'm finding myself scaling back my diet of reporting and waiting for news.

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