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Media coverage of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 has framed the tragedy chiefly in terms of its impact on non-African passengers and organizations, erasing Africans from an African tragedy, argues Hannah Giorgis
"Both the impulse to question the largest African air carrier’s credibility and the hyperfocus on western passengers are consistent with the pervasive, long-running western disdain for...people of African descent." ( thank you.) #Ethiopia
Ethiopian Airlines 302 and the Erasure of African Tragedy-The Atlantic’s ⁦⁩ reflects & captures the ugly truth of ‘the Media coverage of the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 framed a horrifying accident in appallingly familiar ways’
Ethiopian Airways #ET302 Crash: The Western Erasure of African Tragedy.
Media coverage of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 has framed the tragedy chiefly in terms of its impact on non-African passengers and organizations, erasing Africans from an African tragedy, argues Hannah Giorgis
As Ethiopia mourns their dead, I encourage you to read this insightful criticism from about the coverage of the plane crash, and more broadly how Western media butchers reporting about tragedies that primarily affect Africans.
“Shifting the tenor with which African stories, tragic or otherwise, are reported in western media requires an acknowledgement of both African humanity and of all the social forces that have conspired to erode it in the public consciousness.” [email protected]
Media coverage of Flight 302 has framed the tragedy chiefly in terms of its impact on non-African passengers and organizations, erasing Africans from an African tragedy, argues Excellent read! #ET302 #ET302Crash #Ethiopia #Africa
Western media needs to get a lot better at reporting these kind of tragedies. We must all do better
Re-upping this important piece in light of recent developments
“Others stripped their reporting of emphasis on Africa almost entirely, framing the tragedy chiefly in terms of its impact on non-African passengers and organizations.” Amazing article on the media coverage of African stories #EthiopianAirlines #Africa
Read on the Ethiopian air crash and how the media covers it
Must-read by on #ET302, black pain, and the cheapening of black bodies in international narratives
Re-upping this piece In light of the latest Boeing news
Ethiopian Airlines 302 and the Erasure of African Tragedy - The Atlantic