“Don’t Do That”: Reporters Tell Police Chief Not To Use The Term “Riot” – JONA THAN TURLEY

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Routinely, we hear “protest” not “riot.”

Conversely, there is a clear effort in the media to not refer to the Jan. 6th violence as a “riot” as opposed to “an insurrection.” The nomenclature reflects a tight control of how these stories are being framed by the media. The concern is that there is more effort in framing than reporting these stories by some in the media.

There is no question that the violence in Minnesota began as a protest and many engaged in peaceful demonstrations. However, what occurred over the last two nights was clearly rioting as Chief Gannon stated. The fact that people felt justified in telling the Chief to conform his own language to fit a narrative is astonishing.

The scolding of Gannon followed another reporter lashing out at Brooklyn Center City Manager Curt Boganey before he was fired. because it would be “inappropriate.” A reporter immediately…

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Reporters scold Minnesota police chief for describing unrest after Daunte Wright shooting as ‘riot’ | Fox News

Mama’s little darlings are so correct.

Reporters scolded Brooklyn Center, Minnesota Police Chief Tim Gannon Monday for using the term “riot” to describe the violence that took place Sunday night following the deadly shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright by a police officer.

Violence erupted in the Minneapolis suburb in response to the shooting, which Gannon suggested was a mistake by the officer who confused her gun with her Taser and fired at Wright as he attempted to drive off in his car.

Demonstrations outside the Brooklyn Center police department grew violent as rioters threw objects at officers and several area were looted.

Makes you wanna THROW UP.