LISTEN IN: Behind a local jury’s decision to acquit a man of bias crime charge in Salem murder

TODAY’S BROADCAST:  Ardeshir Tabrizian explains why a Marion County jury decided not to convict someone of a bias crime in a Salem killing. The decision turned on technical aspects of the law. The story he produced is HERE. The owner of a Salem restaurant known as a refuge for marginalized communities speaks out on what’s ahead (original story HERE) and what’s behind the drive at a local Starbucks go unionize (story HERE).

YOUR SOURCE: Ardeshir Tabrizian, public safety and housing reporter, Salem Reporter.

THE RECORDING: Behind The Story 

OUR PARTNER: Capital Community Media, the Salem-based community television and radio operation, produces Behind the Scenes for broadcast on FM radio station KMWV. Reach Host Wendy Brokaw at [email protected]lcommunitymedia.org or (503) 588-2288.

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