Real Estate Discrimination Investigation - Lyn Bixby, et. al. - Hartford Courant

Reportage

Description

The Hartford Courant's investigation of discriminatory real estate practices in Connecticut, involving reporters posed as prospective buyers in various neighborhoods. The investigation prompted a rebuttal from the newspaper's own ombudsman, Henry McNulty.

Media History

The reporting was intended for these media types: Newspaper

Effects and Outcomes

This was one of many such undercover real estate discrimination investigations undertaken by newspapers in this period, including the Miami Herald and the Dayton Journal-Herald.

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