Analysis: When Death Visits a Popular Beauty Salon
Often, newsroom sends journalists who are more familiar with that group who can reflect on the coverage. The reporter of this story is assumed to be hispanic based on his name and the story is focused on hispanic group. In this case, journalist of color The story is about the death of popular beauty salon's owner, Joselin Castro.
University of Minnesota graduate student, Dina, who came from Gana said she thinks the reporter does not moves beyond the stereotype. Because the reporter portrays how Castro moved to United States and saying she was a hard worker, it seems it is very stereotypical type of the story. He used attributions from her clients from the past, which are all hispanic. The reporter also used an observation to set the mood of the story. He also used a lot of quotes while he was observing people around the beauty salon. The reporter captured heart-warming scenes of grieving people very well.