Overheard on the Web, and other Web links From The Herald's Research Editor
Tuesday, May 10, 2005
White women get more?
Attention, apparently, according to a column in the Chicago Tribune, complaining that the 'runaway bride' was a story on cable TV only because she is white. The original column by Former Bob Dole press secretary Douglas MacKinnon requires registration to read, but there have been plenty of comments in reaction, as in this Roland Martin column,The media's infatuation with missing white women. posted by liz at 10:25 AM
Elisabeth (Liz) Donovan was a Herald librarian for 10 years, and Research Editor for 13 years. She came to The Herald in 1981, following several years at the
Washington Post. She started blogging in 2000, with a news research blog, followed by the blog at Herald.com in 2003. A frequent speaker and writer on news research, she was honored in 2004 by the
News Division of the Special Libraries Association for her contributions to