Border agent pictures are latest example of media whipping things into a frenzy

Posted on AllSides September 22nd, 2021
From The Right

Images of border patrol agents pursuing Haitian migrants on horseback this week sparked a media furor when reporters mistakenly claimed the agents were using whips to subdue the migrants.

The ensuing outrage prompted the Biden administration to launch an investigation this week into the tactics used by mounted border patrol agents, whose alleged actions Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said “horrified” him.

But the viral images, along with a story published by the El Paso Times which reported that one border patrol agent “swung his whip menacingly” at a migrant, created a misleading narrative...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

Washington Examiner

AllSides Media Bias Rating: Lean Right
AllSides Media Bias Rating: Lean Right
See full bias rating for Washington Examiner
Learn about media bias

More News about Media Bias from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right