Shocker! Ethnically Based Group Demands No Mention Of Vtech Shooters Race!
The race based Asian American Journalists Association would like us to take no note of the Vtech shooters ethnic heritage...
SAN FRANCISCO (April 16, 2007) -- Like the rest of the nation, we at the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) are stunned at the news of today's shooting at Virginia Tech. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families and friends as they cope with this horrific incident.Kind of like, say, the endless racial nonsense that seems to spring from ethnically based guilds? Kind of like that?
As coverage of the Virginia Tech shooting continues to unfold, AAJA urges all media to avoid using racial identifiers unless there is a compelling or germane reason. There is no evidence at this early point that the race or ethnicity of the suspected gunman has anything to do with the incident, and to include such mention serves only to unfairly portray an entire people.
The effect of mentioning race can be powerfully harmful. It can subject people to unfair treatment based simply on skin color and heritage.
H/T Michelle Malkin
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