NYT CHANGES front-page mass shootings headline for DEMONCRATS, something your not supposed to see

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NYT changes front-page mass shootings headline after backlash from Dem 2020 hopefuls
The New York Times was forced to alter its front page headline after it was savaged online by high-profile Democrats who didn’t like how the paper framed President Donald Trump’s speech about mass shootings.

The US newspaper got into trouble after print editor Tom Jolly shared a preview of Tuesday’s front page. The headline on the story about the aftermath of the deadly mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio was ‘Trump urges unity vs. racism.’ Its sub-headline read as ‘Condemns ‘slaughters,’ but says little of gun control.’

In a tweet, Trump had called for “strong background checks” on gun-owners but did not raise this point in a follow-up speech, focusing on other measures to prevent mass shootings instead.

One of the first to take issue with NYT’s headline was popular polling expert Nate Silver. “Not sure ‘TRUMP URGES UNITY VS. RACISM’ is how I would have framed the story,” he wrote. Silver’s tweet, which quickly went viral, got more than 20,000 ‘likes’ and was shared 3,600 times.

Many slammed the headline as inappropriate; some users on social media claimed they had cancelled their subscriptions to the paper because of the way it handled the story. Several of the Democratic Party’s candidates for the 2020 presidential election also jumped in to bash the Times.





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