Deggans, the first-rate TV and media critic for the Tampa Bay Times, was called a ”race-baiter” by no less than Bill O’Reilly, who has objected numerous times to the thesis of Race-Baiter: that when it comes to matters involving race, the media frequently send out either mixed messages or the wrong ones. Drawing upon phenomena as varied as news coverage of the Trayvon Martin killing, the casting of blacks in prime-time lead roles, and Hurricane Katrina, Deggans makes a smartly presented call for more civil discourse. A-
RACE-BAITER Eric Deggans
Genre: Nonfiction, Politics and Current Events; Author: Eric Deggans; Status: In Season; Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Posted December 14 2012 — 12:00 AM EST
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