New Resource: Displacing the Dream Report by the Youth Media Council

Check out Displacing the Dream: A Report on Bay Area Newspaper Coverage of Development and Gentrification, a report by the Youth Media Council.

Here’s what it has to say about “gang” injunctions: “More than one-third of stories that mentioned crime as a problem highlighted gang injunctions as the primary solution – an intervention that has proven ineffective and contributes to displacement.  Conclusion: Corporate solutions dominate the public debate on development, displacement, and gentrification. […] Community-driven and  government-based solutions were absent by comparison, demonstrating an urgent need to bring community perspectives into this debate.”