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      Chuck Rudd

      Chuck Rudd holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Wichita State University. He has written for various online publications including The Good Men Project.

Victim’s sister: Mobile, Ala. black-on-white beating sparked by theft, not basketball

Beating victim Matthew Owens lies in his hospital bed at the University of South Alabama Medical Center. He was badly beaten by a mob of African-Americans, including some of his neighbors, on April 21. (WKRG-TV / video capture)

The sister of a white Mobile, Alabama man who suffered severe head trauma during a beating by approximately 20 black neighbors on Saturday spoke exclusively to The Daily Caller, saying that the incident started after one of her children witnessed some of the eventual assailants stealing an item from a neighbor’s porch -- not, as some media outlets have reported, following a disagreement about a pick-up basketball game in the street.

Matt Gutman and the mainstream media’s anti-Zimmerman bias

9:33 PM 04/02/2012

Last week, revealed that NBC had edited the tape of George Zimmerman’s 911 call in a way that makes Zimmerman, the man who shot Florida teenager Trayvon Martin in February, look racist. Even Kevin Drum, a blogger for the left-wing magazine Mother Jones, called NBC’s deceptive editing of the tape a “cockup.” But the edited 911 tape is just the tip of the iceberg; mainstream journalists have consistently misreported the facts surrounding Martin’s shooting. It’s enough to raise questions about the integrity of those journalists, and whether they’re allowing their personal biases to affect their reporting.