How "the media got it wrong" usually gets it wrong: Rittenhouse edition
It's better to criticize specific examples than to argue a grand narrative
In the wake of the not guilty verdict in Kyle Rittenhouse’s murder trial, a number of pundits rushed to put out their subject-relevant takes, with many of them settling on an old classic: “The media got it wrong.”
I’m certainly not someone who reflexively defends news outlets. In fact, that’s pretty much the opposite of what I tend to do, often to the ch…
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