A decision from the Minnesota Court of Appeals earlier this year on an unrelated case, adds more grist to the analysis mill of why Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman hasn’t charged Navell Gordon with possession of a handgun by a felon.
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Add Hennepin County attorney Mike Freeman to the list of politicians embroiled in Pointergate, the KSTP story alleging Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges was flashing gang signs with a felon during a get-out-the-vote effort in North Minneapolis in October. KMSP is reporting Freeman has refused to charge the man — Navell Gordon — with being a Read more →
KSTP owner Stanley Hubbard has fired back at a Twin Cities journalism association over its criticism of the so-called ‘Pointergate’ story the station ran, purporting to show Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges flashing gang signs with a young man during a get-out-the-vote effort in north Minneapolis. Read more →
KSTP’s boss said the station never accused the man posing with Betsy Hodges of being in a gang or flashing gang signs. Emails, though, show that’s exactly what KSTP reporter Jay Kolls was doing. Read more →
Add the Columbia Journalism Review to journalism sources having a hard time fathoming what KSTP was thinking in its ‘Pointergate’ story. Read more →
This is the part of #pointergate that has been lost in the brouhaha over one incident and one indication of police attitudes toward residents of the city. Read more →
The Minnesota journalism community has been surprisingly silent on #pointergate, KSTP’s botched police-union-planted story contending that Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges was flashing gang signs during a north Minneapolis get-out-the-vote effort last month. Read more →