'Experts' blasted for cautioning against use of term 'looting' to describe large-scale California thefts
'Looting' deemed racist term, California experiencing 'organized robbery'
What happened in California this weekend when over $1 million in luxury goods were stolen was not "looting," authorities said.
Experts caution use of 'looting' in describing rash of Bay Area smash and grabs
Experts we spoke to expressed the importance of media literacy for viewers to critically think about the language used by public officials and the media, as we all try to make sense of these complex issues our society is facing.
Experts Mocked After Saying California Crime Spree Isn’t ‘Looting,’ But Rather ‘Organized Robbery’
Don’t call it “looting.” Call it “organized robbery.”Police and law enforcement “experts” in California are saying that the recent surge of smash-and-grab thefts in California shouldn’t be called “looting” because that term carries racial connotations.That has prompted a spokesman for the San Diego Police Department to call the thefts “organized robbery,” according to a new report.The large-scale thefts aren’t considered looting under the Califo…
San Francisco Officials Spring Into Action... Decide Not to Use the 'Racist' Word "Looting" to Describe Latest Slew of Lootings
It’s not just Nordstrom’s, jewelry stores, and Lululemon, organized youth mobs are looting all kinds of businesses in the San Francisco-Oakland area. An organized mob of youths stormed a Wellspring pharmacy and looted all of the medications this past weekend. And youths hit a clothing store called Prime in downtown Oakland this week – for…
'Experts' warn against calling California crime spree 'looting' because of racial connotations
Amid a spree of smash-and-grab robberies terrorizing businesses and shoppers in California's Bay Area, "experts" are warning against using the term "looting" to describe the crimes. Dozens of storefronts and businesses in California were ransacked over the weekend in what local police are calling organized burglaries. In Walnut Creek, just 25 miles outside San Francisco, police said a "criminal mob" of 80 masked and armed robbers raided a Nordst…