Visu.News Podcast

How exactly is the ‘Officer Involved’ - Interview with Kit O’Connell

April 16, 2021

This week on the Visu.News podcast Aaron Cynic and I speak with journalist Kit O'Connell about the media's use of language around police violence and shootings. The favored phrases of 'unbiased' news outlets around these incidents are often in a passive tone - not wanting to lay blame on anyone in law enforcement - the same doesn't go for the victims of police violence of course - as they are often described as suspects.  

Kit wrote an excellent and concise piece on the media's use of the term "Officer-Involved shooting" that asks the question - how was the officer involved? 
 
 
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Let's get into it. 
 
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