RT America -- June 30, 2017
Officers conspired to cover up Laquan McDonald shooting – prosecutor
Three Chicago, Illinois police officers, including the shooter, Jason Van Dyke, conspired to fabricate just cause and cover up facts leading up to the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, Special Prosecutor Patricia Brown Holmes said. RT America’s Ashlee Banks sits down with retired DC police officer Ronald Hampton to discuss the outcome of the trial in another installation of her weekly segment, Race in America.
Unverified Project Veritas videos stir reactions to mass media
Conservative group Project Veritas filmed unverified video of CNN producers and media personalities ‒ without their knowledge ‒ as they made disparaging remarks of CNN’s Russia coverage in relation to the 2016 US presidential election. Legal and media analyst Lionel of Lionel Media discusses the public’s response to mass media given the controversy with RT America’s Manila Chan.
Internal Facebook documents highlight company’s understanding of hate speech
Facebook documents obtained by Propublica detail what the social media platform considers to be hate speech and the protocols site administrators use to pull content. The policy raises privacy concerns among some of the site’s two billion users. RT America’s Natasha Sweatte has more.