Outrage over St. John’s Gay Storm

Story Author(s): Unlisted

News Source: DailyNews (Zimbabwe)

Publication/Broadcast Date: September 26th, 2018

Country(ies): Zimbabwe

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Story Summary:

This is a somewhat sensational treatment of a deputy headmaster’s coming out as gay.

Topics: Political or religious leaders' statements, School, and Workplace

LGBTQI+ Identities: Gay

Journalistic Issues: Journalistic approach is objective, but unjust weighting of sources/info and LGBTQI+A voices missing entirely (zero)

Rating: 3

Rating Rationale:

The story does not quote Hovelmeier, and the quotes it does include are all rather vague and abstract. The story should have included Hovelmeier’s voice.