Media Influence On Charleston Shootings

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Both the media and text chose to report the events in favor of the victims of the Charleston shooting, which is unusual because normally the text will have one view while the video has a different view. In the video United States Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch states, "Motivated violence such as this is the original domestic terrorism." She is discussing how Dylann Roof, a twenty-one year old white male killed nine people at the Emanuel A.M.E. church which is a historically black church. Similarly the text states how Roof, “Plotted his attacks for months,” and goes on to state, ““He was looking for the type of church and the type of parishioners whose death would in fact draw great notoriety for his racist
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