Disproportionate coverage of Paris attacks is not just the media’s fault

http://theconversation.com/disproportionate-coverage-of-paris-attacks-is-not-just-the-medias-fault-50761?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Latest+from+The+Conversation+for+November+17+2015+-+3824&utm_content=Latest+from+The+Conversation+for+November+17+2015+-+3824+CID_2609230fa23118d5237de18ceda82238&utm_source=campaign_monitor&utm_term=Disproportionate%20coverage%20of%20Paris%20attacks%20is%20not%20just%20the%20medias%20fault

On the reporting of Paris and the lack of it on Beirut, African atrocities et al. This article is worth a read, but no mention of how many ‘news’ journalists simply print government line ‘press releases’ with no analysis.

The metrics on what happens when a ‘story’ reports a murder then the follow-up reports indigenous players reveals so much.

This means the audience and the journo’s are dumbed down. So where is the responsibility for the created socio-cultural and religious concept that there are ‘people like us’ and others who are not worth a thought?

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Hayabusa snapped this image of Earth during its flyby on May 18, 2004 at 15:00 UTC. Four of Earth's continents are clearly visible -- North America at left, South America at the bottom, Africa on the right, and eastern Europe above it.

We are all creatures of this universe.
I say that with respect to other creatures and other life forms as the next ‘frontier’ opens to colonisation and dispossession.

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