Cablers Cover Missing Minority


By Brian 

“Eleven days after a young, pregnant woman who is black and Hispanic disappeared in Philadelphia, the national media are giving her the type of attention they previously devoted to white women,” Friday’s USA Today says. LaToyia Figueroa‘s story “was updated throughout Thursday on all three cable news networks,” and the morning shows will be on the case this morning.

Bloggers apparently planned a role in pushing the case into the spotlight, Mark Memmott says. “Their message to the TV networks: Give Figueroa’s story the same sort of attention networks have given” to Natalee Hollowy and Laci Peterson…