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Re: Globe shrinks in size and now in Stature.

Sadly one only has to look at what happened in Boston with Chuck
Stuart and his wife. Nice coouple from the burbs attacked. Or years ago
how Boston newspapers would have a code phrase with the police reporter if
a victim was black or white.  

You are right, the media DOES treat people different.

On Sat, 30 Dec 2000 Dib9@aol.com wrote:

> I'm interested by the difference in coverage nationally of the Wakefiled 
> shooting and the shooting of 10 people, with 7 deaths, in Philadelphia.  The 
> Wakefield incident rightly got big coverage, but the Philadelphia incident 
> has got little.  I guess the media has made the judgment that the killing of 
> 7 people in a crack house is not a tragedy.  Maybe they assume the victims 
> had it coming.  The difference in coverage, of two incidents coming only days 
> apart, is striking.  It says a lot about how our society put different values 
> on human life.
> -- Dan Billings, Bowdoinham, Maine