The Cold-Blooded Reality of Disaster Coverage

From a Jack Shafer Fourth Estate column on headlined “The Cold-Blooded Reality of Disaster Coverage”:

The complaint came from almost every form of media last week on Twitter, on TikTok, at, at Mashable, in the New Republic, Yahoo News, the Guardian and elsewhere. Their beef was that journalists had committed an orgy of coverage over the missing Titan submersible while barely covering the week’s other maritime disaster news — the drowning deaths of about 700 migrants off the coast of Greece.