GRITtv: Farai Chideya: Media and Aiyana Jones

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On Sunday, seven-year old Aiyana Jones was shot and killed during a failed murder investigation. What happens when the police accidently shoot and kill a seven-year old black girl and the media reaction is muted? Somehow, the dangerous guerilla tactics frequently used by police are overlooked. Radio correspondent Farai Chideya reports that in the face of a lacking media, it is necessary to use tools such as Wikipedia to investigate and piece together the facts. Distributed by Tubemogul.

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