“Ethnocentric, Partial, and Superficial”

A recent study conducted by Arab Media Watch (AMW) found British media coverage of Darfur to be “ethnocentric, partial, and superficial” – citing such coverage as erroneous, inadequate, or missing entirely.

According to the study –

After six years of conflict, sections of the media still portray Darfur as pitting Arabs vs Africans – simple, convenient terms given the time and space constraints of journalism.

Click here to view the full study.

Although the report focused on British media coverage of Darfur, I’m pretty sure the conclusions would be the same on US coverage.