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UT’s Student Newspaper Addresses Racism



In late March, the Daily Texan, published a cartoon about the Trayvon Martin shooting that called Martin a “colored boy” and claimed the media’s reporting of the shooting was a case of yellow journalism. The backlash was immediate, both locally and nationally. Students protested outside the Daily Texan‘s offices and later met with the paper’s editorial board and demanded an explanation for the ca...

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