Right of Way, Right to Truth: Media Bias in Thu Phan’s Death

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The reports from media have been spinning the vehicular manslaughter of Thu Phan as a regrettable accident (that she may have brought upon herself) as opposed to a clear-cut violation of the law. This piece clarifies the media statements and seeks to remind the community that we all have the right to cross a street in safety, and that Thu Phan deserves justice for her preventable death.