Daily Archives: September 5, 2014

Mainstream Media Reporting on Two Teens Hospitalized for Marijuana Brownies

Mainstream Media Reporting on Two Teens Hospitalized for Marijuana Brownies

The headlines feel reminiscent of old reefer madness articles: Teens rushed to the hospital, poisoned by marijuana brownies. There are at least 85 articles today about the alleged marijuana edible overdose, ranging from short and skeptical to full-blown “won’t someone think of the children?” Apparently, five students in De Anza High School in Richmond, California, […]

Dillon Taylor, Danielle Willard and Michael Brown: What Ties Them All Together

Dillon Taylor, Danielle Willard and Michael Brown: What Ties Them All Together

The shooting death of an unarmed man leads to several days of riots and mayhem in Ferguson, Missouri, while the same type of shooting in Salt Lake City leads essentially to silence.  Why?  Why would Salt Lake City residents not raise up, protest or even riot over an extremely similar situation? Dillon Taylor, a 20 […]