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Jenny Chen & the Media's Hierarchy of Empathy

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.

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Comment by Misty Bruce on October 8, 2016 at 10:18am

This article is so dead on! 

Comment by Misty Bruce on September 22, 2016 at 4:45pm

They do NOTHING!!! They even lie and falsify things the most corrupt bunch of individuals I have ever seen in my life. My goal is to find Beau, our missing loved one and take this catastrophe to Washington, this has GOT TO STOP! 

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