Media Analysis #3: Why Asia's natural disasters deserve as much attention as America's

If we ignore natural disasters abroad, then we miss a change to engage audiences about the global, interconnected, and worrying impacts of climate change.

Unprecedented fires in the Himalayas. The strongest April typhoon in recorded history. Widespread floods. All this happened in the past year in Asia, yet if your news source was mainstream American media, you likely didn’t hear about it at all. When a flood, blackout, or cold wave hits the US or Europe, it’s global news, but when disaster strikes Asia, …

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