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April 4, 2024

A “Black Swan Event” – General Flynn Raises Questions About Baltimore Bridge Collapse

Why Troubling News:

This article is troubling for me due to its spread of misinformation. In the report, the author claims that the driver of the container ship that crashed into the Baltimore Bridge is Ukrainian, which is not true; the captain was confirmed to be Indian. Apart from spreading fake news, the author's wording also implies negative feelings towards the nationality. By saying, "The captain of the container ship is a Ukrainian," he targets a specific group in order to scapegoat the incident.

Comments

  1. Ruba Al-baddawi
    90

    Thank you for drawing our attention to this point

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  2. FearlessHusky1
    95

    I don’t feel like the author has bias towards the pilots/captains as they are only mentioned once. However, I feel like there is a bit of misinformation as it implies there is a possibility that this …Read MoreI don’t feel like the author has bias towards the pilots/captains as they are only mentioned once. However, I feel like there is a bit of misinformation as it implies there is a possibility that this might be a terrorist attack with zero evidence to back up this claim. Read Less

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