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Compassion Fatigue

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Compassion Fatigue

Compassion Fatigue

Compassion Fatigue

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Susan Moeller Author, Compassion Fatigue: How the Media Sell Disease, Famine, War and Death[Routledge, November 1998) Stephen Hess Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution Author, International News and Foreign Correspondents [Brookings, 1996] Bill Buzenberg Vice-President of News and Information, Minnesota Public Radio Author, Salant, CBS and the Battle for the Soul of Broadcast Journalism Starving children, refugees from bombed-out villages, scenes of natural disasters ... these images dominate foreign news coverage. But critics charge there's a price to displaying human suffering in our living rooms each night. The focus on "disaster news" can leave Americans disconnected from the rest of the world.