Violence Attracts the News Media to a Story Not Reported Enough

Lazare, Francçoise
March 2006
Nieman Reports;Spring2006, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p37
The article comments on the media coverage of the riots that occurred in France in November 2005. It argues that the coverage reaffirmed the need for ongoing, in-depth reporting of poor immigrants' circumstances and the issues they confront. Members of the French press receive foreign criticism about their country and its news media.


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