News Brief: "Organized Crime" "Shoplifting Epidemic" Panic Hits San Francisco Media

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By Citations Needed, Nima Shirazi, and Adam Johnson. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this public News Brief, we take a critical look at a recent wave of sensationalist "organized crime" "shoplifting epidemic" stories in national and Bay Area media and how they fit into a resurgent "Tough on Crime" narrative.

We are joined by Fred Sherburn-Zimmer, Director of Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco.

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