In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, social media users took to their keyboards to complain about Western’s society disregard for attacks in other, non-Western countries.
“Where was the media outrage for the attacks in Kenya or Beirut?” Well, it turns out the media did cover these attacks. We just weren’t paying attention.
Emma Kelly via Medium:
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But in the aftermath of the Paris attacks, many people have taken to Twitter and Facebook to complain about why 147 people being killed by militant gunmen at Garissa University College in Kenya didn’t get as much coverage as Paris.
“Why isn’t the media covering this?” I saw several Facebook posts exclaim, while sharing a link to a BBC News story on the tragedy.
a) The media did cover this. You are sharing a BBC News link to the story.
b) A quick Google search will show that it wasn’t just the BBC who covered it.