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


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.