ALONZO WASHINGTON VS. KCTV5!!!
Earlier we reported on Kansas City activist Alonzo Washington taking a KCTV5 reporter to task over racial comments posted to her twitter by one of her followers.
Now . . .
ALONZO WASHINGTON IS CALLING ON BLACK RADIO STATIONS TO ADDRESS THE CONTROVERSY AND TAKING IT TO THE STATION'S GENERAL MANAGER!!!
Check Mr. Washington's twitter feed for the latest update:
"I just spoke with the General Manager of KCTV5. He said he wasn't aware of Jeanene's N- word tweet & he wouldn't want that word on the site."
More interestingly . . .
TODAY, KANSAS CITY RADIO TALK DANA WRIGHT ENTERED THE CONTROVERSY WITH A DEFENSE OF THE KCTV5 NEWSIE!!!
Here's what she had to say:
"@kccrimefighter i'm not being disrespectful. i like you, alonzo. but you are reaching- FAR- on this one. like EPIC far."
This story looks like it's starting to pick up steam and it's important for local newsies to learn that even social media connections will be held accountable by the community.
Developing . . .