School bullying story needed more work
“…Reaction to the story was all over the map, from thoughtful to downright scary.
Many journalists called publishing the story irresponsible. Some parents weighed in on social media on the need for better discipline and more supports to help newcomers in our schools.
Appallingly, anti-Muslim groups with words like ‘crusade’ and ‘jihad’ in their names started sharing the article.
Oh the horror! Words like Crusade & Jihad! I note they don’t seem horrified at all over that “Muslims will rule the world” bit. But of course anyone who opposes Islam is a bigot and the experts at Chronicle Herald should know.
Here’s the background on this amazing saga of the cowardly Canadian press.
Here is a link to the original article initially headlined: “Parents worried over “Refugee” kids’ brutality at Chebucto Heights Elementary School”
Here is a link to the edited version of the original story that appeared briefly, re-headlined: “Chebucto Heights bullying worries parents”.
Here is a screenshot of the original “apology” that appeared denouncing their own original article after even its edited follow-up had been spiked.
Here is the link to the updated apology to the original apology denouncing their own original article.