How The Media Sometimes Get it Wrong on Guns

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Ben Hallman, an editor of the TheTrace.org, writes in the Columbia Journalism Review about some of the problems with media coverage of gun violence. During a discussion of "bump stocks" after the Las Vegas massacre, CNN aired a photo of a rifle equipped with a grenade launcher and silencer — but not a bump stock. Right-wing media, eager to unearth evidence that gun reporting by . . .

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