Date: Wednesday, 27-Feb-2019 10:07:08
"While National Media Carried Water for Jussie Smollett, Local Media Did It Right"
By Salena Zito|
CHICAGO—The first thing that caused newsman Rafer Weigel to blink when reading the TMZ report on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett being brutally attacked by Trump-supporting, noose-wielding, racial-slurring assailants was the neighborhood in which the attack was reported to have happened.
The Streeterville neighborhood is not exactly “MAGA country” at any time, let alone 2 a.m.
An honest Chicago journalist searched for and found the truth.