200+ schoolgirls kidnapped by extremists and mass media is mostly silent

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Alexis Okeowo in The New Yorker: Nigeria’s stolen girls. If this were happening anywhere else in the world, there would have been non-stop mass media coverage of the burnt school and the grieving families and relentless questioning of the relevant officials as to the inadequacy of the search and rescue operations. For a while after the abduction, girls trickled back into town—some rolled off trucks, some snuck away while fetching water. . . .

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