What are you going to do about it, kid?

By Nathaniel Smith, Columnist, The Times After each school shooting, our national government essentially says to the survivors and their families:  “Just get used to it, it’s the new normal around here.” Or, as the Republican candidate for governor recently said to Chester County native Rose Strauss, “You’re a little young and naive” —no doubt thinking to himself: “Take that,...

TV report misses the real picture at CASH

WPVI went sensationalist, but the facts are more complicated By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times The video on Channel 6 last night was, if nothing else, attention grabbing, detailing fights at Coatesville Area High School’s 9/10 Center. Was it good journalism? Well, that probably is a matter of debate. The breathless story led Wednesday night’s WPVI newscast at 6 p.m. and showed a series of smart...