Media Fail

Omar Mateen, Pulse nightclub

Orlando — Huh?

Despite abundant accounts of what took place in the Pulse nightclub, most of the time Omar Mateen was in there is largely unaccounted for.

MEDIA FAIL: Abject Ignorance About Tsarnaev’s Black Muslim Flag

Imagine if someone looked at a Christian cross on the wall, and took it to be representative of the cross-burning Ku Klux Klan? That’s the logic some reporters are applying to the black Muslim flag found on Boston Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s wall. They’re equating the flag, a common symbol of a Muslim’s faith, to a sign of affiliation with al Qaeda.