Posted February 4, 2019 3:00 pm by Comments

By Tom Knighton

There was a lot of media in Parkland, Florida immediately after Valentine’s Day 2018. Every major media outlet had people there — everyone from the New York Times to the Associated Press to CBS and NBC.

In no time flat, a narrative was articulated in part by Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel and repeated by anti-gun partisans pretending to be journalists that the real culprit wasn’t the demented maniac that his department continually refused to arrest, but the National Rifle Association (NRA). The media ran with that narrative, eviscerating the NRA and pro-gun activists by laying the blame on them.

However, one media outlet didn’t buy it and continued to dig a little deeper. Now, the father of two of the Parkland victims wants that paper to get the Pulitzer Prize.

Two Parkland parents believe the South Florida Sun-Sentinel should win a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of a school shooting that left their children dead.

Andrew Pollack and Ryan Petty in an open letter to the Pulitzer Prize committee published on Real Clear Education say the newspaper provided the only thorough coverage of the tragedy.

“That claim may strike some readers – or journalists – as …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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