In the immediate aftermath of a shooting, crime or major event, reporters often turn to police and so-called “official” sources for the details on what happened. But what happens when those authorities lie or purposefully misrepresent the truth?
Gina Barton is an investigative reporter with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In August, she published a story that looks back on the night Kyle Rittenhouse fired shots into a crowd of protesters from the perspective of the people who lived through it.
Earlier today, she joined WORT Producer Jonah Chester for a discussion of both her story, and the overall media coverage of Kenosha.