(AMBER RANDALL, The Daily Caller)Major media outlets buried the alleged Asian ethnicity of the cop who shot a black man in Minnesota Wednesday night, after featuring or even highlighting the ethnicity of the white cop who shot a black man in Louisiana just a day earlier.
In their coverage of the Louisiana shooting, major media outlets quickly identified the cop as white, even going so far as to put his race in the headline of one story. But while covering the Minnesota shooting, media outlets buried the fact that the woman who witnessed the shooting identified the cop as Asian.
Here’s a side by side comparison of how major media outlets treated the race of these two cops:
In regard to the Louisiana shooting, The Washington Post ran the headline: “Outrage After Video Captures White Baton Rouge Police Officer Fatally Shooting A Black Man.” But when the same outlet covered the Minnesota shooting, the cop’s ethnicity was only referenced about half way through their story.
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