An SF State journalism professor explains the inequity in media's coverage of the Gabby Petito story

October 06, 2021
12 min
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An SF State journalism professor explains the inequity in media's coverage of the Gabby Petito story

An SF State journalism professor explains the inequity in media's coverage of the Gabby Petito story

October 06, 2021
12 min
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CATEGORY: News
The story of Gabby Petito - a pretty, 22 year old white woman with an instagram following - and her boyfriend turned fugitive Brian Laundrie, the prime suspect in her murder, have captivated much of the nation and the world with the media’s breathless coverage. This story has also forced an important conversation about the disparity and inequity in how the media covers stories of missing and murdered women of color. Hosted by Matt Pitman. Links: Learn more about Professor Wagner and her important work here. The Politico article we discuss can be found here.