Race Baiter 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… Race Baiter 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… 2012-10-30 Nonfiction Politics and Current Events Palgrave Macmillan
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Race-Baiter (2012)

RACE-BAITER Eric Deggans
RACE-BAITER Eric Deggans
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Oct 30, 2012; Writer: Eric Deggans; Genres: Nonfiction, Politics and Current Events; Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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-

Originally posted Dec 12, 2012 Published in issue #1238 Dec 21, 2012 Order article reprints
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