Name Of GPS Application Stirs Controversy

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA by Sarah Chinn, a professor of English at Hunter College in New York.

They talked about a new app that you can use on your GPS to avoid the “Ghettos” while traveling.

The app alerts you when you are approaching a not so great neighborhood and tells you how to avoid troubled areas.

Do you think this makes the application racist? You can listen to the interview here! Also you can listen to Mike Pintek weekdays Noon to 3pm.

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