We’ve talked a few times about how members of the media can really hurt American civilians partially because of their own ignorance, and partially out of a drive to misinform the public — where individual reporters fall tends to be based on their own understanding of the firearms community and the Second Amendment.
We share instances of these messes so that not only you can see it, but share it with friends and family who need to see how damaging bad reporting can be.
Of all the ones I have ever seen, the following editorial/report of an older instance published in the San Francisco Bay Chronicle might be the worst.
Christine Lavin works in the media circles, and has done so for some time. She actually was the editor of the Oakland Tribune until she was fired for having a relationship with a city councilman in the city she was working, according to the Editor & Publisher.
In her recent piece reflecting on the Capital Gazette shooting, she recounted a story of her own which is exactly that: a story. Her ignorance on firearms is so severe she proved unable to publish a piece without being …Read the Rest
Source:: Concealed Nation