7. Trayvon Martin and the Case of Yellow Journalism
Artist: Stephanie Eisner
Publishing Date: March 27, 2012
Published In: Daily Texan
People/person Targeted: Trayvon Martin, media, African-Americans
This cartoon in the student paper at the University of Texas, Austin, suggests the media is blowing the Trayvon Martin story out of proportion out of some kind of racial motivation. It also uses some outdated racist terms, referring to Trayvon Martin as a "colored" boy.