How One Journalist’s Death Provoked Backlash That Thousands Dead In Yemen Did Not

The New York Times – October 19, 2018

Any reporter who has covered a humanitarian disaster should understand what Stalin is once reported to have said to a fellow Soviet official: The death of one person is a tragedy, but the death of one million is a statistic.

Thousands dead – an abstract notion.‬
‪One gruesome MURDER – fires emotion.‬

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