The New York Times public editor, Margaret Sullivan, said that Times reporter John Eligon's description of Michael Brown as "no angel" in a profile of the Ferguson, Mo. teen was a "blunder."
"That choice of words was a regrettable mistake. In saying that the 18-year-old Michael Brown was 'no angel' in the fifth paragraph of Monday’s front-page profile, The Times seems to suggest that this was, altogether, a bad kid," she wrote on Monday.
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