When reading a news story the best thing to do is can open mind. When a person is done reading a news story then the person can take the time to research and read more than one article about the subject. Reporters do not always have time to do hours or days of research to make sure that all the facts are stated correctly. Even when the time is put into doing the research the reader may interpret the article differently than the writer intended. The article that was published on the Killeen Daily Herald titled “Killeen may use grant for homeless shelter” leads readers to believe many things that are not true. The article talks about Killeen having three times more homeless people than the city saw in previous years (Janes, 2013). Mayor Dan Corbin of Killeen is strongly supporting a homeless shelter in Killeen and talks about the funds available to make the shelter happen (Janes, 2013). Local nonprofits in the area that feed and help the homeless agree that there is a need for this type of shelter in the area (Janes, 2013). Mayor Corbin even talks about the fundraisers that have taken place in the area to help fund the homeless shelter (Janes, 2013). Families in Crisis is mentioned in the article only one time (Janes, 2013). Families In Crisis is the local domestic violence and sexual assault shelter for men, women and children. “If the city is going to give someone funds, they’re going to have to have experience doing nonprofit work,” Corbin said (Janes, 2013, ). Jesus Hope & Love Homeless Mission is a twice a week soup kitchen that is run by Chae (Janes, 2013). As the article goes on Chae has taken the initiative to purchase land to begin working on a homeless shelter (Janes, 2013). When done reading the article if a person was not aware there is a lot of details that have been left out. Mayor Corbin has been adamant since he took office that he wanted a homeless shelter opened in Killeen. The...
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