Boston Herald Goes to Town on Ferguson Coverage

The local dailies occupy parallel universes today in their coverage of the ongoing violence/protest in Ferguson, Mo.

Yes, both have editorial cartoons mirroring the unrest in the wake of the Michael Brown shooting.

Boston Globe’s Dan Wasserman:

 

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Boston Herald’s Jerry Holbert.

 

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But beyond that, the papers couldn’t be more different in their opinion pieces.

Former homeland security official/gubernatorial candidate Juliette Kayyem’s op-ed in the Globe about the failures of the law enforcement community:

 

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Globe columnist Derrick Jackson’s piece on the failure of white Americans to, well, get it:

 

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Crosstown at the Herald, though, the failure all belongs to the media.

Call the roll.

Howie Carr:

 

 

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Joe Fitzgerald:

 

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Jonah Goldberg:

 

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One town, two different worlds, eh?

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