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Don’t Make Snap Judgments About Shootings Based On Viral Videos

Holly Scheer, The Federalist

Viral videos, unreliable witnesses, and authorities’ delays in releasing their side of a story allows one side to become conventional wisdom and accepted truth. After more reasoned information begins trickling out, it has a hard time competing with the visceral and impassioned narrative that has swept our social media feeds and ignited other situations and protests.