CultureFriday 10.01.21

The Truth Behind Missing White Woman Syndrome

Gabby Petito’s apparent homicide is indeed a devastating story, which—as an empathetic human—you’re right to care about. It’s also true that roughly half of missing persons news coverage focuses on white women victims, an overrepresentation that leaves many families—like those of Jocelyn Watt and Daniel Robinson—feeling ignored.

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