How the Media Covers Genocide

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Could media outlets have done a better job of alerting the world to the Rwanda genocide 25 years ago? And how has media evolved in covering mass atrocities that persist to this day? Allan Thompson, the editor of ,Media and Mass Atrocity: The Rwanda Genocide and Beyond, joins The Agenda to discuss the role media plays in reporting on and preventing mass murder.
Episode:
A Genocide that Shocked the World
Aired:
Apr 22, 2019