Hiding the Real Africa - Why Many News Organizations Prefer Bad News

September 7, 2012   // 0 Comments

By Karen Rothmyer (initially posted in 2011) And now for some good news out of Africa. Poverty rates throughout the continent have been falling steadily and much faster than previously thought, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research. The death rate of children under five years of age is dropping, with “clear evidence of accelerating rates of decline,” according to The Lancet. Per...

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