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Anyone who has had a spouse, child, or sibling go missing abroad can tell you that the media are the tail that wags the government dog. Local authorities lack interest and resources to do much for a foreign family. If you can’t get mainstream-media play or go viral in social media, you are on your own.
Please take a moment to read this Op-Ed in Northwest Asian Weekly -- "Jenny Chen's Disappearance and the Media's Hierarchy of Empathy" -- by MAP executive director Jeff Dunsavage.