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A critical look at media coverage of the unrest in Baltimore




Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore state's attorney, speaks during a media availability, Friday, May 1, 2015 in Baltimore.  Mosby announced criminal charges against all six officers suspended after Freddie Gray suffered a fatal spinal injury while in police custody. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore state's attorney, speaks during a media availability, Friday, May 1, 2015 in Baltimore. Mosby announced criminal charges against all six officers suspended after Freddie Gray suffered a fatal spinal injury while in police custody. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Images of unrest in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray have been shown on TV screens non-stop for more than a week now.  It's the latest in a series of racially-fueled demonstrations against law enforcement that have received ample, though sometimes problematic coverage by the media.

For a look at how the media is doing this time, Poynter reporter Kristen Hare and Darnell Hunt, professor with the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies join Take Two.