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Media Outlets Claim the Coverage of Gabby Petito’s Death Is Proof of Racism

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The media’s coverage of Gabby Petito’s tragic death is racist, according to . . . the media. As a recent NPR headline read — without a hint of irony — “Media Fascination With The Petito Mystery Looks Like Racism To Some Native Americans.”

If you believe these reports, the main problem with the coverage is that Gabby Petito was white — and thus, in their view, undeserving of the outsized attention that her death has received. “It’s kind of heart-wrenching, when we look at a white woman who goes missing and is able to get so much immediate attention,” a Native-American activist named Lynette........

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