Dead Tree Media Kansas City Star Devotes Dwindling Resources To Hate Crime Reporting
Amid an uptick in political corruption, increasingly divisive politics and a challenging local economy . . . The newspaper focuses on delivering on coverage of criminal acts that are universally derided but often employed to support a political agenda. Take a look at this odd strategy and tell us if it's effective:
Documenting Hate will gather data from a variety of sources - law enforcement, nonprofit groups, news reports, social media and directly from victims and witnesses - and disseminate that data to local news partners across the country with the goal of creating the most authoritative national database of hate incidents.