The Daily Mail’s front page is a shameful enough piece of propaganda even on the face of it.
A ‘let our teachers be heroes’ headline to pressure teachers into returning to school when the government not only has the virus nowhere near under control, but is tripling mortuary capacity in preparation for a huge surge in deaths caused by its ‘back to work/school’ policies, is inexcusable.
But it also removed three black kids from the image accompanying the nauseating headline.
The ‘Fail’ front page shows a white teacher and a smiling, white pupil, with another white face just visible behind the teacher – and a blurred beige and white classroom background on the side of the front pupil away from the teacher:
But the original picture looked very different:
The young black girl to one side of the teacher has been cropped out – but the two black kids to the left of the picture as we look at it have not just been cropped for fit. They have been replaced by the blurred beige and white.
The Daily Mail presumably knows its readership.
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