Paper Defends Avoiding the R-Word

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By: Eric Zorn | Chicago Tribune

The public editor of the Kansas City Star this week is defending his newspaper’s decision to avoid use of the nickname/slur “Redskins” in reference to the Washington D.C. NFL team:

“I find it inconceivable that the NFL still allows such a patently offensive name and mascot to represent the league in 2012…”

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